Forces in Earth’s Crust Part 1. Stress : a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume *The movement of Earth’s plates creates an enormous force that squeezes or pulls the rock in the crust . Three different types of stress can occur in the crust:. 1) Tension 2) Compression
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*a stress force that pulls on the rock, stretching it so that it becomes thinner in the middle
*occurs when two plates are moving apart