Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

San Diego Trough Fault Zone

Type of Faulting: right-lateral
Length: at least 150 km
Nearby Communities: always at least 20 km offshore; San Diego is 40 km away, Tijuana is 35 km away
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: roughly 1.5 mm/yr

Interval Between Major Ruptures: unknown

 

References


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

 

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