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The earthquakes’ occurrence on the planet Earth is largely considered synonymous with disasters and people generally perceive geological faults as a threat to life and belongings. However, there are exceptions since a small community of earthquake researchers relate the occurrence of earthquakes with the lithospheric plate interactions where movement on faults causes earthquakes. Therefore, my motivation is to explore the world of faulting on Earth and convince you that faults are our friends. Faults are pathways to release the stress that gets accumulated in rocks as strain, and when the strain overcomes the bearing capacity of a rock, it nucleates fractures, which later become faults. Therefore, faults are cracks that show some appreciable movement [1], and the major fault zones are located at the active lithospheric plate margins where most earthquakes occur [2]. Faulting usually signifies the brittle failure of Earth’s lithosphere, although there are examples of earthquakes that or
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[The New York Times] Afghanistan Live Updates: Rescuers Search for Survivors After ... .The 5.9-magnitude quake, in Afghanistan's remote southeast near the Pakistan border, injured more than 1600 people, officials said. ... View more

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[Department of State] Devastating Earthquake in Afghanistan - United States Department ... .The people of Afghanistan have undergone extraordinary hardship, and this natural disaster compounds an already dire humanitarian situation. U.S. humanitarian ... View more

[The New York Times] Afghanistan Earthquake Live News Updates: At Least 1000 Killed .More than 1600 others were injured in the 5.9-magnitude quake, which was centered in the country's remote southeast near the Pakistan border. ... View more

[BBC News] Afghan earthquake: At least 1000 people killed and 1500 injured .A powerful earthquake has killed at least 1,000 people and injured 1,500 in eastern Afghanistan, an official of the ruling Taliban told the BBC. ... View more

[NPR] More than 900 people have reportedly been killed in an earthquake ... .KABUL, Afghanistan – A powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Afghanistan overnight, causing homes of mud-brick and cinder block to collapse over ... View more

[Los Angeles Times] Magnitude 4.1 earthquake strikes near Bay Point, Calif. .A magnitude 4.1 earthquake occurred Thursday morning five miles from Pittsburg, Calif., seven miles from Fairfield and eight miles from Suisun City. ... View more

[SFGate] 4.1 earthquake wakes up the Bay Area Thursday morning .A magnitude 4.1 earthquake shook the San Francisco Bay Area before sunrise Thursday morning, rattling homes and waking many residents. ... View more

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[The Mercury News] Magnitude 4.1 earthquake hits near Bay Point in the East Bay .A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit the Bay Area near Bay Point on Thursday morning, according to authorities. ... View more

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[10News] 4.6 magnitude earthquake reported south of the border .People throughout San Diego County reported shaking following an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 just south of the border Thursday night. ... View more

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[fox28media.com] Earthquake count in South Carolina grows to 12 .KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Two more earthquakes hit South Carolina Tuesday morning. The 11th earthquake hit the Palmetto State in Elgin at 12:31 a.m. and ... View more

[ABC News] Strong earthquake shakes Cyprus, Turkey, no damage reported .Cyprus' Geological Survey Department says a 6.1-magnitude earthquake has rattled the small island nation and has been felt throughout the east Mediterranean ... View more

[The State] Earthquake confirmed in SC. Here's how it compares to recent ones ... .Tremors were felt in the Lowcountry after seismic activity from South Carolina's fourth earthquake in less than 10 days was confirmed by the USGS. ... View more

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[fox5sandiego.com] Newly released maps intended to steer development away from ... .Maps released Thursday of earthquake-prone areas are intended to ensure new construction in San Diego does not take place atop earthquake faults that may ... View more

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[WANE] Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes Southern California .The quake's epicenter was located in Carson, in Los Angeles County. ... View more

[NEWS10 ABC] Magnitude 4.3 earthquake shakes Southern California .Though there were no major injuries or damage reported, those who felt the earthquake was still shaken. Carson resident Deshon Harris said the quake shook his ... View more

[The Hill] 4.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Los Angeles | TheHill .The earthquake struck in Carson, Calif., at approximately 8 p.m. local time, according to information from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) made available ... View more

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