Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

San Clemente Fault Zone

Type of Faulting: right-lateral and vertical offsets
Length: at least 210 km; essentially continuous with the San Isidro fault zone, off the coast of Mexico
Nearby Community: San Diego (70 km offshore); forms scarp on east side of San Clemente Island
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: roughly 1.5 mm/yr

 

References


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

 

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