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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fault_(geology)

In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there ... Energy release associated with rapid movement on active faults is the cause of most earthquakes. A fault plane is the plane that represents the ...

earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/qfaults/map

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fault. A fault is a fracture along which the blocks of crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.

earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/qfaults

This database contains information on faults and associated folds in the United States that demonstrate geological evidence of coseismic surface deformation in  ...

earthquake.usgs.gov/research/faults

In order to understand the risk that different areas of the U.S. face for earthquake hazards, we first need to know where the faults are and how they behave.

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/01/140115-earthquakes-california-faults-science

Sep 19, 2017 ... Earthquakes all spring from faults deep underground, but what kind? The impact and severity of each quake depends on the answer to that ...

www.gns.cri.nz/Home/Learning/Science-Topics/Earthquakes/Earthquakes-and-Faults

A fault line is a fracture along which the crust has moved. Stresses in the crust along New Zealand's plate boundary have broken it into separate fragments or ...

www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-mexico-earthquake-20170908-htmlstory.html

Sep 8, 2017 ... Earthquakes occur all over the world, mostly around plate edges, on faults. Here are 10 tips to follow to ensure survival. (Sign up for our free ...

scecinfo.usc.edu/eqcountry/roots/basics.html

An earthquake is caused by a sudden slip on a fault, much like what happens when you snap your fingers. Before the snap, you push your fingers together and  ...