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Faults are like cracks all over a teapot !!!
Bill It's amazing to think that the land we're standing on is actually part of a huge plate floating on incredibly hot liquid rock deep inside the earth.
Francis Yes, and the earth's crust is actually made up of lots of these tectonic plates, which are moving against one another all the time.
Bill That's why we have earthquakes.
Francis That's true. And the places where these plates come up against one another are called faults in the earth's crust. Faults are like cracks all over a teapot, except that they're moving all the time.
Bill So the surface of our earth is actually quite unstable.
Francis Well I think the tsunami disaster showed that very clearly.
Explanation :
 
Fault - A crack in the Earth's surface where the rock has divided into two parts which move against each other
 
Example : Surveyors say the fault line is capable of generating a major earthquake once in a hundred years.
 
 

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