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Brief Report for Little Salmon fault zone (Class A) No. 15

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Compiled in cooperation with the California Geological Survey

citation for this record: Hart, E.W., compiler, 1999, Fault number 15, Little Salmon fault zone, in Quaternary fault and fold database of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey website, http://earthquakes.usgs.gov/hazards/qfaults, accessed 04/23/2014 01:52 PM.

Synopsis

County(s) and State(s) HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
Physiographic province(s) PACIFIC BORDER
Length (km) 91 km.
Average strike N44°W
Sense of movement Thrust
Dip Direction NE
Historic earthquake
Most recent prehistoric deformation Latest Quaternary (<15 ka)
Slip-rate category Greater than 5.0 mm/yr
Date and Compiler(s) 1999
Earl W. Hart, California Geological Survey