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If a precut interface like a geological fault plane exists in the medium and rupture runs along that interface, the upper limit of the rupture propagation speed may change.
Slip rate of the LTF calculated for different recurrence intervals (RI) and displacements considering a 15[degrees] rake striae on a vertical fault plane, and from Wells and Coppersmith (1994) empirical relationships of average and maximum displacement on surface rupture length (SRL = 15 km).
Beds immediately below the thrust fault plane are abundantly deformed, with drag fold development resulting in locally overturned units.
Ambraseys and Zapotek (1969) stated that fault plane for this earthquake shows as a right-lateral mechanism.
Journal of Seismology, 2010) As follows from the precise master-event locations of the 2008 Swarm, the hypocenters have activated a single fault plane of the width about 100m and no parallel clusters have developed.
8), which occurred inside the mobile belt, suggests a complicated fault structure, in which the fault planes incline to the east in its northern part and to the west in its southern part.
Studying the model, they were able to determine that the fault plane dips considerably to the northwest in the zone's southwest area and then rises up to a nearly vertical position in the zone's northeast.
The recalculated surveying data, along with other evidence, suggest the 1906 event occurred on a vertical fault plane.
Overpressure and poor quality reservoirs encountered in Anemone-1A are now interpreted as being likely to result from drilling into the fault plane.
The structural trap is a 3-way dip closure against a north-south normal fault plane at 1,426 mMD (-954m TVDSS) and covering a surface area of 12 sq.
The spatial and temporal distribution of slip on the fault plane during an earthquake has been estimated using seismic waveforms since the 1980s (14)-(16) by slip inversion.
The fault plane solution of the 1992 earthquake main shock and spatial distribution of its aftershocks imply that this event is characterized by normal faulting with a slight strike-slip component (El-Hadidy, 1993; Hussein et al.