Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Morongo Valley Fault

Type of Fault: left-lateral strike-slip
Length: 18 km
Nearest Communities: Yucca Valley, Morongo Valley
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: less than 0.5 mm/yr (?)
INterval Between Major Ruptures: unknown
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.0 - 6.8

 

References


This fault is featured on the following maps:
Southern Fault Map
Mojave Fault Map

 

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