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Fault Name Index

Hollywood Fault

Type of Faulting: left-reverse
Length: 15 km
Nearby Communities: Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Glendale
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: between 0.33 mm/yr and 0.75 mm/yr
Interval Between Major Ruptures: 1600 years (?)
Probable Magnitudes: MW5.8 - 6.5, alone; larger if rupture is simultaneous with an adjacent fault
Other Notes: Could be considered a westward extension of the Raymond fault. Roughly parallel to the Santa Monica fault.

 

References


This fault is featured on the following map:
Los Angeles Fault Map

 

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