Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Tank Canyon Fault

Type of Faulting: normal
Length: 18 km
Nearby Communities: Trona, Pioneer Point
Most Recent Rupture: Holocene
Slip Rate: about 1.0 mm/yr
Interval Between Major Ruptures: uncertain
Probable Magnitudes: MW5.8 - 6.8
Other Notes: Fault dips to the west

 

References


This fault is featured on the following maps:
Basin and Range Fault Map
Mojave Fault Map

 

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