Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Buena Vista Fault

Type of Fault: thrust
Length: 5 km
Nearest Communities: Ford City, Taft
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Has been creeping since 1933, or earlier, probably due to fluid (oil) withdrawal.
Other Notes: This thrust fault dips to the north.

 

References


This fault is featured on the following map:
Northwest Fault Map

 

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