Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Pisgah Fault

Type of Fault: right-lateral strike-slip
Length: 34 km
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene; experienced triggered slip in 1992, due to the shaking of the Landers earthquake
Slip Rate: 0.8 mm/yr
Interval Between Major Ruptures: uncertain
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.0 - 7.0, alone; may also rupture in series with the Bullion fault to the south

 

References


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

 

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