Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Avawatz Mountains Fault Zone

Type of Faulting: thrust
Length: about 30 km
Nearby CommunitY: Silver Lake
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene on northern half, Quaternary on southern half
Other Notes: Located at the eastern end of the Garlock fault zone. Dips to the southwest.

 

References


This fault is featured on the following maps:
Basin and Range Fault Map
Mojave Fault Map

 

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