fault plane


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fault plane

[′fȯlt ‚plān]
(geology)
A planar fault surface.
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class="MsoNormalAn earth tremor is an involuntary quivering movement that occurs after the main shock of an earthquakevibrations caused by rocks breaking under stress against an underground surface refers to as a fault plane.
In the main brecciated zone, calcite crystals up to tens of centimeters in width fill up the macroporosity in the vicinity of the fault plane (Figures 2(f) and 2(g)).
At the fault plane, there are 6 asperities, which indicates that the earthquake is composed of at least 6 subevents.
According to Benard (2002) [7], synsedimentary faults are characterized by filled fault planes (fault traces filled with correlative deposits) and do not cut all the formations of a stratigraphic succession, whereas postsedimentary faults display opposite characteristics to the former.
It is dependent on an elastic parameter of the medium and the slip-weakening rate W only, and it is not affected by the strength of the fault plane, rate of increase of loading stress, or by the exact shape of the loading stress distribution along the fault.
Such an external process has obscured any signal of the fault plane which should be located in depth at the central part of the studied trench.
The center point of the pipeline (it in the fault plane) is not changed along with the diameter-thick ratio.
Limited evidence exists for kinematic analysis of the movement on the thrust fault plane: north-south oriented chatter marks in the New Glen Brook area and slickenlines and crystal fibre lineations oriented 090-100[degrees] in the Goose Cove Brook area (Fig.
Fault plane solution of the 1914 earthquake indicates normal faulting with a dip of 35[degrees] and a mean displacement of 1.6 m.
Because all of the stopes along the 900 orebody cross fault were mined out between 3500 and 3050 level, the natural confinement that the orebody provided to the fault plane was removed.
Fault plane solutions were determined from the waveforms recorded with broad-band seismographs and accelerographs in Slovenia, NE Italy, and Austria using the polarities and amplitudes of the first arrival of longitudinal and transversal waves (Table 1).
Aftershocks are formed as the crust around the displaced fault plane adjusts to the effects of the main shock." Sa ato pa, surambao kining maong termino.