Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Coronado Bank Fault Zone and Palos Verdes - Coronado Bank Fault Zone

Type of Fault: right-lateral and normal faulting (?)
Length: at least 90 km; with the Palos Verdes - Coronado Bank Fault Zone: at least 180 km;
Nearby CommunitY: San Diego (20 km offshore)
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: roughly 2.0 mm/yr
Other Notes: Essentially continuous with the Palos Verdes fault zone. Rupture extending from one named section across to another section might be possible.

 

References


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

 

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