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The different types of faults - including reverse, normal, thrust and strike-slip - are defined by how the two blocks of crust move relative to each other.

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    Faults

    Faults

    by CK-12 //basic
    Covers rock stress, fractures, and types of faults.
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    Faults Quiz - MS ES

    Faults Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews rock stress, fractures, and types of faults.
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    Can You Find the Fault?

    Can You Find the Fault?

    by CK-12 //basic
    Scientists learn about New Madrid Seismic Zone from a seismic profile in which students can find the fault.
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    Seismic Wave Revelations

    Seismic Wave Revelations

    by CK-12 //basic
    Understand how seismologists use seismic waves to image Earth's structure.
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