Signs of 1906 Earthquake in Offshore Map of Northern San Andreas

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Signs of 1906 Earthquake in Offshore Map of Northern San Andreas

“A new high-resolution map of a poorly known section of the northern San Andreas Fault reveals signs of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and may hold some clues as to how the fault could rupture in the future, according to a new study published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.”

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Three map illustrations show different features of the same area off a coast which fault lines, geology, and sediment thickness.

Figure 2 from Johnson, S.Y., and Beeson, J.W., 2019, Shallow Structure and Geomorphology Along the Offshore Northern San Andreas Fault, Tomales Point to Fort Ross, California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 109, 22 p., doi: 10.1785/0120180158

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