strike slip

strike slip

[′strīk ‚slip]
(geology)
The component of the slip of a fault that is parallel to the strike of the fault. Also known as horizontal displacement; horizontal separation.
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This arc-parallel and left-lateral strike slip fault is divided into several segments and has been the source of large-magnitude earthquakes in recent years, such as the 1973 Ragay Gulf earthquake (magnitude 7), 1990 Luzon earthquake (magnitude 7.
The USGS said the earthquake occurred "as the result of strike slip faulting," explaining that it was in a location where two tectonic plates converged.
The current studies in the vicinity of Kalabagh Hills and along the trace of Kalabagh Fault suggest that the Kalabagh Fault is dominantly a strike slip fault over most of its trace except in the vicinity of the Kalabagh Hills.
Play types include onlaps and drapes over basement highs, stratigraphic and structural traps of deep water slope channel and basin floor fan complexes, lowstand plays (both wedge and pro-delta fan), syn-rift graben hanging wall and footwall plays, and strike slip structural plays.
The main relief is bounded by the North Carrascoy Fault, where the Internal Zones form the hanging wall of a south-dipping, high angle, left-lateral strike slip fault with reverse component (Silva, 1994; Sanz de Galdeano et al.
1, 1977) and/ or right slip in related to N-S strike slip faults such as Kazeron (SE Boshehr Ms=6.
The tensions system in the shear zones react in a way that allows for more alignment with strike slip faults compared to stress system.
FUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE Akinfeev lets Lee's strike slip past him for opener
The E-W striking MBT in India extends into Pakistan as a narrow fault zone that takes a sharp bend in Kaghan to coalesce with the NNW striking sinistral Jhelum strike slip fault.
In a strike slip quake, the earth moves horizontally rather than vertically and doesn't displace large volumes of water.
The first shock is interpreted as caused by a strike slip of about 120 degree strike--with displacement of the southwestern side towards the northwest in respect to the north-eastern side of the fault (right lateral) and the second shock as caused by a strike slip displacement along N-S trending left lateral fault (Nikonov, 2006; Aleshin et al.
The Blues' stand-in goalkeeper let a first-half Solamon Kalou strike slip through his hands to give Andre Villas-Boas' side the advantage, and Leighton Baines saw his second half penalty saved by opposition keeper Petr Cech in the fourth round tie last night.