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Faults and their potential hazards in Santa Cruz County, California

January 1, 1994

This report and map area designed to provide Santa Cruz County with basic data on the location, pattern, recency of movement, potential for future surface rupture, and anticipated earthquake magnitudes and recurrence intervals for several of the faults located there for consideration in the county's land-use planning program and the preparation of its seismic safety element.  This report does not consider other seismic hazards such as ground shaking, seismically induced ground failure, or tsunamis (seismically generated sea waves) that can accompany offshore earthquakes of large magnitude.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1974
Title Faults and their potential hazards in Santa Cruz County, California
DOI 10.3133/mf626
Authors N. Timothy Hall, Andrei M. Sarna-Wojcicki, William R. Dupre
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series Number 626
Index ID mf626
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization