Any fracture or system of fractures along which earth moves is known as a?

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A fault is an area of the Earth’s crust that has been broken by a fracture.

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In geology, faults are known as one of the major types of plate boundaries with respect to their orientation and relative motion.

A fault is typically a zone in which rocks on either side have moved past each other along an approximately vertical plane or transform boundary.

The fault surface can be normal, horizontal, or oblique.

 

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