The Fault at Feng Yuan

The thrust fault caused rupture of the earth's surface through this street in Feng Yuan.

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The ground on the right lifted upwards 5 metres and also moved 5 metres towards the left. Although, this movement caused the buildings on the right hand side of the fault to tilt over, you can see that there was no damage to the building on the left.

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 Shaken Societies
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