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stress that stretches rock so it becomes thinner in the middle
Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
The block of rock that forms the upper half of a fault.
The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault
an upward fold in rock formed by compression of Earth's crust
A downward fold in rock formed by compression in Earth's crust
An earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Earth's surface.
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under stress and causes an earthquake
A device that records ground movements caused by seismic waves as they move through Earth
A giant wave usually caused by an earthquake beneath the ocean floor.
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