New U.S. Stress Map

Map of U.S. showing stress regimes

Detailed Description

The new U.S. stress map. The colors show the style of faulting - red is normal faulting, white is strike-slip, and blue is thrust. The black lines show the direction of the stress. The 3 locations in the central U.S. that are different than the areas around them are the regions of highest hazard on the U.S. hazard map (below).


Image Dimensions: 1000 x 592

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US