Three types of faults
from the Faults page in Quake Basics
The three basic fault types: the normal fault, where one block of rock drops down
relative to the other; the strike-slip fault, where the fault blocks slide horizontally past each other; and the reverse fault, where one
fault block moves upward relative to the other.
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