fault system

fault system

[′fȯlt ‚sis·təm]
(geology)
Two or more fault sets which interconnect.
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Solidum, who also heads Phivolcs, said Metro Davao had been traversed by the Central Davao fault system composed of five major fault lines, which may produce earthquakes greater than magnitude 6.5.
The fault system runs from Dona Remedios Trinidad in Bulacan through parts of Rizal and Metro Manila up to Cavite and Canlubang, Laguna.
Following the significant identification of the Golconda-Candelaria fault system intersecting the Company's southernmost group of claims, as reported to shareholders on 26 June 2019, a three-week field work programme was successfully undertaken in June, focusing on the EM Group ('M8').
Mati City sits at the end of the Philippine Fault System with the Mati segment having no movement for the past 400 years.
On average, there's about 12 feet of movement per century along the 730-mile San Andreas fault system between Point Arena in Mendocino County and the Mexican border, Rockwell said, but, except for a 90-mile section that creeps in San Benito and Monterey counties, there has been no significant movement along this primary boundary of faults between the Pacific and North American plates in a century.
The New Madrid fault system was responsible for the series of earthquakes in 1811-1812 that measured over seven of the Richter scale.
Multiple segments of the expansive San Andreas Fault system are now sufficiently stressed to produce large and damaging events.
At least two massive earthquakes have occurred along the Dead Sea Rift fault system: the 1837 Galilee earthquake, which experts believe measured 6.5 on the Richter scale or higher, and which wreaked havoc on the northern city of Safed and the surrounding area, killing thousands of people; and the 1927 Jericho earthquake, believed to have been a magnitude-6.2 tremor, which inflicted massive damage on the Jerusalem and Jericho areas and killed 287 people.
The progress on the characterization of the hypogenic karst systems (e.g., [15-19]) predominantly focuses on the planar- or section-view delineations of lateral stratiform hypogenic karst system zones and relevant fault system zones individually.
Caption: FIGURE 8: The spectral diagrams of the fault system with bearing inner race defect at [omega] = 100rad/s and width 1e - 3 m.
It is located along the main porphyry copper belt in northern Chile, commonly known as the Domeyko Cordillera, directly along the main West Fissure Fault System that controls several world-class copper deposits in the area, midway between the giant Chuquicamata (Codelco) and Centinela (Antofagasta Minerals) copper mining districts.
The earthquakes that have buffeted central Italy over the last two months could continue in a devastating domino effect with one large quake leading to another along the central Apennine fault system, a leading seismologist warned on Sunday.