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There are large, shallow focus earthquakes at transform plate boundaries; the San Andreas Fault Zone is the best known.

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    Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries

    Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries

    by CK-12 //basic
    Covers earthquakes occurring at transform plate boundaries, fault zones, and transform faults.
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    San Andreas Fault

    San Andreas Fault

    by CK-12 //basic
    Take a trip to the San Andreas Fault to explore plate tectonics and transform plate boundaries
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  • Video
    Tectonic Plates

    Tectonic Plates

    by CK-12 //basic
    A video detailing earthquakes in California.
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    Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries Quiz - MS ES

    Earthquakes at Transform Plate Boundaries Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews earthquakes occurring at transform plate boundaries, fault zones, and transform faults.
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  • Real World Application
    Shake Maps

    Shake Maps

    by CK-12 //basic
    Earthquake intensity maps are made to indicate where the shaking occurred. Maps from quakes before widespread seismograph networks use creative information.
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  • Real World Application
    San Andreas Fault

    San Andreas Fault

    by CK-12 //basic
    The San Andreas Fault is the plate boundary between the Pacific and North American plates. This transform boundary is made by a strike-slip fault that has massive earthquakes.
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