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03:15 Wadati-Benioff Zone: dipping planar (flat) zone of earthquakes that is produced by the interaction of a  down going oceanic crustal plate with a continental plate.  These earthquakes can be produced by slip along the subduction thrust fault or  by slip on faults within the down going plate as a result of bending and extension 
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Unformatted text preview: as the plate is pulled into the mantle associated with oceanic trenches, island arcs, volcanic chains, and young fold mountains, and are thought to indicate active subduction. 03:15 03:15...
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