San Andreas Fault

By: Bria Dave

What is a Fault

A narrow break between two plates is called a fault.

What Plate Tectonics Activity Caused It?

There are two plates: the Pacific plate and the North American plate. The Pacific plate is moving northeast and the North American plate is moving southeast. This causing the plates to move in a convergent direction.

Effect?

  • Earth Quakes
  • Fright in the Area
  • Looks like a long narrow valley
  • Safety concerns in the area