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Pleistocene to Quaternary strain between active faults, San Francisco Bay Region

Abstract: The need for a better understanding of the seismic risk posed by active blind
faults is evident from recent damaging earthquakes in northern and southern
California, including the Coalinga 1983, Loma Prieta 1989, Petrolia 1992,
Northridge 1994, and Whitter Narrows 1987 events. These events are moderate
magnitude 6.5 to 7.1 and yet represent a substantial and costly hazard
(combined damage ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.51   S: 32.02   E: -113.61   W: -124.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jayko, A.S. and Lewis, S.D. compliers
Dataset Title: Pleistocene to Quaternary strain between active faults, San Francisco Bay Region
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Publisher: USGS, DOI
Issue Identification: Annual Project Summaries > Volume 37 > Northern California
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Jayko, A. S., 1994, Geomorphic Response to Active Folding, Southwestern San
Francisco Peninsula: EOS American Geophysical Union, v. 75 , p. 682. (Special
symposium, session organizer).

Jayko, A.S., 1995, Active folding and blind thrusting associated with the San
Andreas Transform, north-central California, EOS American Geophysical Union, v.
1995, p. f559.

Jayko, A.S., and Lewis, S.D., 1996, Towards assessing the seismic risk
associated with blind thrusts: U.S.G.S. Open-file report OF-96XXX, scale
1:500,000, 137 pp (21 contributed short papers), in review.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-03-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05