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Fault Name Index

Camp Rock Fault

Type of Fault: right-lateral strike-slip
Length: about 35 km
Nearby Communities: Newberry Springs, Barstow
Last Major Rupture: June 28, 1992; MW 7.3
Slip Rate: 1 mm/yr
Interval Between Major Ruptures: roughly 4,000 years (?)
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.0 - 6.8; up to magnitude 7.5 possible if combined with nearby faults
Other Notes: The Camp Rock, Emerson, and Copper Mountain faults make up a roughly continuous fault system some 100 km in length. About 20 km of the Camp Rock fault ruptured in the Landers earthquake of 1992.

 

References


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

 

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