Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Earthquake Valley Fault

Type of Fault: right-lateral strike-slip
Length: about 25 km
Nearest Communities: San Felipe, Julian
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: between 1.0 and 3.0 mm/yr
Interval Between Major Ruptures: unknown
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.0 - 7.0 (?)

 

References


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

 

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