Focal Mechanism for normal fault (left) and thrust fault (right)

2 circles divided into 3 sections and below are 2 cross-sections

Detailed Description

Example of a focal mechanism for a normal fault (left) and a thrust fault (right). A sketch of the cross-section for the normal fault is under the focal mechanism representing that fault type on the left, and the cross-section for the thrust fault is under the focal mechanism representing that fault type on the right.

Details

Image Dimensions: 391 x 506

Location Taken: US

Credits

Lisa Wald