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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Andreas_Fault

The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends roughly 1,200 kilometers ... (In this region around the San Francisco Bay Area several significant "sister faults" run more-or-less parallel, and each of these can create .... An array of sensors will be installed to record earthquakes that happen near this area.

discovermagazine.com/2010/apr/12-what-happens-to-ground-at-fault-line

May 13, 2010 ... Faults are breaks in the earth's crust where adjacent sections, or plates, have moved relative to each other. When a lot of slippage happens all ...

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

Epicenter, hypocenter, aftershock, foreshock, fault, fault plane, seismograph, P- waves ... earthquakes happen over an area of the fault, called the rupture surface .

www.sms-tsunami-warning.com/pages/fault-lines

Strike-slip fault: a strike slip fault occurs in an area where two plates are sliding past each other. In relation to the ground surface the slip involves sideway ...

www.livescience.com/37052-types-of-faults.html

Sep 25, 2014 ... ... of slip or movement. Descriptions of the three types of faults that cause earthquakes. ... Fault Lines: Facts About Cracks in the Earth. By Becky Oskin, Senior ... What Ever Happened to the Richter Scale? Volcano Facts and ...

www.iris.edu/hq/files/programs/education_and_outreach/aotm/2/EarthquakeFaults_Background.pdf

right) the whole “fault plane” moves due to uniform friction release; an earthquake happens on a discrete area of the fault plane that becomes un-stuck. Fault slip ...

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq3/safaultgip.html

Nov 30, 2016 ... In this stretch of the fault zone, the name "San Andreas" generally is ... a great earthquake occurs on only one section of the fault at a time.

www.geography4kids.com/files/earth_faulting.html

This tutorial introduces plates and fault lines. Other sections ... Folding. Folding happens when two pieces of a plate come together and push against each other.

www.popsci.com/extreme-science-san-andreas

Aug 19, 2015 ... Yet in an instant, that crack, the San Andreas fault line, could ruin lives ... In a simplified, ideal world, this movement would happen easily and ...