Slip during the 1906 earthquake

Illustration showing a crude line drawing of a bay and land, and colored plates to show degrees of slip in tectonic plates.

Detailed Description

Slip during the 1906 earthquake is resolved from geodetic measurements before and after the earthquake (Thatcher et al., 1997).


Image Dimensions: 475 x 405

Location Taken: San Francisco, CA, US


Eric Geist, USGS, with information from Thatcher et al., 1997


Thatcher et al., 1997
Thatcher, W., Marshall, G., and Lisowski, M. ( 1997), Resolution of fault slip along the 470‐km‐long rupture of the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake and its implications, J. Geophys. Res., 102( B3), 5353– 5367, doi:10.1029/96JB03486