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Fault Name Index

San Cayetano Fault

Type of Faulting: thrust
Length: about 45 km
Nearby Communities: Piru, Fillmore, Sulphur Springs, Ojai
Most Recent Rupture: less than 5,000 years ago
Slip Rate: between 1.3 and 9 mm/yr, depending on location
Interval Between Major Ruptures: uncertain
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.5 - 7.3
Other Notes: Dip is to the north.

 

References


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

 

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