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EOSC - EQ Stresses, Faults, Boundaries

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stresses - 1
compression
forces act ...
toward each other
2
tension
forces act ...
away from each other
3
shear/transverse
forces act ...
parallel
 
across plane
fault
brittle fracture
block above fault
hanging wall
block below fault
foot wall
types - 1
normal
blocks move ...
away
hanging wall moves ...
down
stress
tension
2
reverse
blocks move ...
toward each other
hanging wall moves ...
up
stress
compression
3
thrust
which is a ...
reverse fault
but specifically ...
low angle
 
large displacement
4
strike-slip
blocks move ...
lateral
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hanging wall moves ...
none
stress
shear
plate margins -1
divergent
plates moving ...
apart
has ...
many volcanoes
 
small earthquakes
starts ...
new ocean basin
aka
mid ocean ridge
2
convergent
plates moving ...
together
has ...
subduction
 
ocean plates subduct
causes
many volcanoes
 
mountain building
 
large earthquakes
if no subduction ...
no volcanoes
types
ocean - ocean
 
ocean - continental
 
continental - continental
3
transform
stress
shear
causes
no volcanoes
 
many earthquakes
that are ...
smaller
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