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Earthquake geology terms

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Active fault

An active fault is a fault that has slipped during the present seismotectonic regime and is therefore likely to have renewed displacement in the future.

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Synonyms - active faults active fault
Aseismic

An event or process detected by geological/geophysical tools and analyses that is apparently not accompanied by earthquake activity.

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