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Fault Name Index

San Jose Fault

Type of Faulting: left-lateral strike-slip; minor reverse component possible
Length: about 18 km
Nearby Communities: Claremont, La Verne, Pomona
Last Significant Quake: Feb. 28, 1990; ML5.4; No surface rupture found
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Late Quaternary
Slip Rate: between 0.2 and 2.0 mm/yr
Interval Between Surface Ruptures: unknown
Probable Magnitudes: ML6.0 - 6.5
Other Notes: The San Jose fault dips steeply to the north.

 

References


This fault is featured on the following maps:
Mojave Fault Map
Southern Fault Map
Los Angeles Fault Map

 

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