Earthquakes and faults in southern California (1970-2010)

Scientific Investigations Map 3222
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The map depicts both active and inactive faults and earthquakes magnitude 1.5 to 7.3 in southern California (1970–2010). The bathymetry was generated from digital files from the California Department of Fish And Game, Marine Region, Coastal Bathymetry Project. Elevation data are from the U.S. Geological Survey National Elevation Database. Landsat satellite image is from fourteen Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper scenes collected between 2009 and 2010. Fault data are reproduced with permission from 2006 California Geological Survey and U.S. Geological Survey data. The earthquake data are from the U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Earthquakes and faults in southern California (1970-2010)
Series title Scientific Investigations Map
Series number 3222
DOI 10.3133/sim3222
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Western Geographic Science Center
Description Map: 1 Sheet: 48 x 36 inches
Time Range Start 1970-01-01
Time Range End 2010-12-31
Country United States
State California
Datum North American Horizontal Datum of 1983; National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929
Projection Albers Conical Equal Area Projection
Scale 450000
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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