Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Llano Fault

Type of Fault: reverse
Length: 7 km
Nearest Communities: Llano, Pearblossom
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Other Notes: This fault dips to the southwest. The faulting generally does not extend to the surface, but the fault is expressed at the surface by folded Quaternary sediments that form a 30-foot-high scarp. Trenching studies have revealed the nature of the buried fault.



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