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Fault Name Index

San Gorgonio Fault Zone

Type of Fault: thrust
Length: 35 km; 25 km along main segment; 10 km along western extension
Nearest Communities: Banning, Cabazon, Beaumont
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene; Late Quaternary along western extension
Slip Rate: uncertain
Interval Between Major Ruptures: uncertain
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.0 - 7.0 (?); might rupture concurrently with Banning fault and others
Other Notes: Dips to the north.

 

San Gorgonio Pass Fault Zone

 

References


This fault is featured on the following maps:
Southern Fault Map
San Gorgonio Pass Fault Map

 

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