Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Verdugo Fault

Type of Fault: reverse
Length: 21 km
Nearby Communities: Sun Valley, Burbank, Glendale
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Holocene; Late Quaternary along northern segment
Slip Rate: roughly 0.5 mm/yr
Interval Between Major Ruptures: uncertain
Probable Magnitudes: MW6.0 - 6.8
Other Notes: Dips to the northeast.

 

References


This fault is featured on the following map:
Los Angeles Fault Map

 

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