Wasatch Fault - how big how frequent - EQ

Map and dating from Central Wasatch fault zone.

Detailed Description

Central Wasatch fault zone. Geologic studies show that at least 22 surface-faulting earthquakes (shown as starbursts on this generalized diagram) have occurred on the Wasatch fault during the past 6,000 years. Image from "Putting Down Roots in the Central US", Utah Geological Survey.

Details

Image Dimensions: 464 x 367

Location Taken: US