Dextral Strike-Slip Faulting

The 1906 magnitude 8.2 San Francisco earthquake along a section of the San Andreas fault produced 2.6 m of right-lateral offset of this fence. Photo credit: G.K. Gilbert, U.S. Geological Survey. Photo has been colorized. Image from website: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/slideset/10/10_slides.html