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In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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However, this scheme, like the related seismic patterns previously are in agreement with the stress state for several regions of Colombia that were analyzed by means of stress inversion using the Reches method (Reches, 1983; Reches, 1987) from 94 solutions of focal mechanisms where the fault planes were selected in agreement with the tendency of the main structures in each zone (Figure 4).
Two subordinate reverse fault planes developed in basalt on the footwall of the main fault are plastered with calcite slickenfibers that are steeply plunging toward the south (Fig.
Within 50 to 150 m west of the Black Cape Fault, a dense network of brittle sinistral fault planes striking roughly NE and plastered with calcite slickenfibers (Fig.
The Kahayan River Valley follows a north-south fault plane cutting through and draining a mineralized gold belt that hosts a number of recently discovered major gold deposits.
The five firsts is completed by the world premiere of Fault Planes by Air Field at Phoenix Community Centre, Newton Dee ONTHURSDAY, October 21 at 7.
In areas of increased complexity in an active fault system (higher De) associated with lower b-value, stress release occurs on fault planes having smaller surface area (Oncel A.
As stated in Oncel and Wilson (2002), stress becomes released on fault planes having smaller surface area in regions of increased complexity in an active fault system (higher De) associated with lower b-values.
Although the nearest boundary in the earth's crust, or tectonic plates, is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, quakes still occur when stresses within the tectonic plates are relieved by movement on fault planes.