Puente Hills Fault
The Puente Hills Fault (also known as the Puente Hills thrust system) is an active geological fault that is located in the Los Angeles Basin in California. The thrust fault was discovered in 1999 and runs about 40 km (25 mi) in three discrete sections from the Puente Hills region in the southeast to just south of Griffith Park in the northwest. The fault is known as a blind thrust fault due to a lack of surface features normally associated with thrust faults. Large earthquakes on the fault are relatively infrequent but computer modeling has indicated that a major event could have substantial impact in the Los Angeles area. One moderate earthquake in 1987 and another light event took place in 2010, with the former causing considerable damage and deaths. The fault is now suspected of causing the 5.1 La Habra Earthquake as well.

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Puente Hills Fault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Puente Hills Fault (also known as the Puente Hills thrust system) is an active geological fault that is located in the Los Angeles Basin in California. The thrust ...
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New Study Reveals The Behavior Of The Puente Hills Thrust Fault
Cross-sectional diagram of the Los Angeles Basin showing the site of the newly- released study and the location of the Puente Hills thrust fault relative to ...
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Puente Hills fault system could set off a devastating quake - Los ...
Mar 20, 2010 ... This week's predawn earthquake in Pico Rivera woke up people around Southern California, but the magnitude 4.4 temblor didn't cause major ...
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Major Losses Of Up To $250 Billion Projected For Earthquakes On ...
Potential earthquakes on the Puente Hills Fault beneath the Los Angeles area could result in 3,000 to 18,000 fatalities, 142,000 to 735,000 displaced households ...
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Puente Hills fault focuses shaking toward downtown Los Angeles ...
Mar 20, 2010 ... Seismologists say one reason why the Puente Hills thrustfault is so dangerous is that it focuses shaking toward downtown Los Angeles, rather ...
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Visualization Services - SCEC - Puente Hills
Puente Hills Fault posses a disaster threat for Los Angeles region. Earthquake simulations on this fault estimate damages over $250 billion. The research was ...
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The Puente Hills Blind Thrust - PropertyRisk!
They identified this fault, which they named the Puente Hills Thrust, from seismic reflection profiles, petroleum wells, and relocated earthquakes. They believe ...
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Puente Hills Fault - Huffington Post
The Puente Hills thrust fault, which appeared to be responsible for Tuesday's predawn magnitude 4.4 earthquake that shook much of the Los Angeles area.
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Loss Estimates for a Puente Hills Blind-Thrust - University of ...
ment and/or rejection) could reduce the uncertainty of the loss estimates by up to a factor of two. We note that a full Puente Hills Fault rupture is a rare event (once ...
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Major Losses Of Up To $250 Billion…
The Puente Hills Fault was discovered in 1999. In 2003, a study led by SCEC researchers at USC found that the fault had ruptured at least four times in the last ...
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New Study Reveals The Behavior Of The Puente Hills Thrust Fault
In 1999, a team of scientists, led by Harvard University professor John Shaw, announced the discovery of a blind thrust fault running from northern Orange ...
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earthquake rupture on the recently identified Puente Hills blind-thrust fault ... c) University of Southern California, Southern California Earthquake Center, Los ...
Newfound L.A. Fault Threatens Major Quake
Apr 3, 2003 ... Known as the Puente Hills Blind Thrust System, the fault is three to 17 ... at University of Southern California's department of Earth sciences, ...
Puente Hills Fault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Puente Hills Fault (also known as the Puente Hills thrust system) is an ... Yeats, Robert (2012), Active Faults of the World, Cambridge University Press, pp.
Major Losses Projected For Earthquakes On Puente Hills Fault ...
May 27, 2005 ... Potential earthquakes on the Puente Hills Fault beneath the Los Angeles ... and is headquartered at the University of Southern California (USC).
Downtown LA Fault Line Worries Geologists (Puente Hills fault)
Apr 3, 2003 ... Geologists predict the Puente Hills Fault will generate a major quake in .... John Shaw, the Harvard University geophysicist whose research on ...
New Earthquake Fault Discovered Under Los Angeles
Mar 4, 1999 ... The crack, or fault, does not break the Earth's surface, so it remained hidden until ... A cross-section shows the Puente Hills Fault running from Northern ... from other universities to obtain better data for predicting future quakes.
The Puente Hills Blind Thrust - PropertyRisk!
They identified this fault, which they named the Puente Hills Thrust, from seismic reflection profiles, petroleum wells, and relocated earthquakes. They believe ...
[PDF]Shallow seismic imaging of folds above the Puente Hills blind-thrust ...
U. S. Geological Survey, School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA ... folding. The Santa Fe Springs segment of the Puente Hills Fault.
Recognition of Paleoearthquakes on the Puente Hills Blind Thrust ...
Apr 4, 2003 ... Borehole data from young sediments folded above the Puente Hills blind thrust fault beneath Los Angeles reveal that the folding extends to the ...
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Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its ...
Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its ...
Clarence A. Hall, Jr., 2007
Rocks of the same age and lithologies are also exposed in the Puente Hills, near Pomona, but the formation there is ... Currently, the Puente Hills Fault offsets the Miocene Puente and the Pliocene lower Fernando formations, and the fault is ...
How to Raise Your Own Salary
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Napoleon Hill, 2011
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Finding Fault in California: An Earthquake Tourist's Guide
Finding Fault in California: An Earthquake Tourist's Guide
Susan Elizabeth Hough, 2004
With Peter Shearer, from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, he succeeded in imaging the complex structure of the Puente Hills Fault system. The segments of this fault do not reach the surface, but their angled surfaces underlie and pose a ...
Geological Survey Professional Paper
Geological Survey Professional Paper
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1991
Note: spreading centers shown by parallel lines attached to fault; en echelon faults in the Gulf of California shown schematically SAf San Andreas: Zf, ... San Andreas fault, north to south: Coast Ranges SC. ... Santa Ana Mtns. Puente Hills; SJH.
Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its Native Plants
Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its Native Plants
Clarence A. Hall, 2007
With its active fault systems, complex landforms, and myriad natural habitats, southern California boasts a rich and dynamic geologic environment. This abundantly illustrated volume at last provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible resource for students and general readers interested in southern California's geology and native plan...
The Santa Clara VAlley, Puente Hills and Los Angeles Oil ...
The Santa Clara VAlley, Puente Hills and Los Angeles Oil ...
George Homans Eldridge, Ralph Arnold, 1907
There appear to be two formations in juxtaposition — one undoubtedly Puente, the other closely resembling the Fernando. Their relations suggest the locus of the Puente fault, a view strengthened by the sharp disturbance affecting the strata  ...
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Jennifer Bosworth, 2012
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Called the Puente Hills Fault, it consists of three segments that run underneath downtown Los Angeles, Santa Fe Springs, and Coyote Hills, covering a distance of 25 miles and reaching to a depth of more than 9 miles. Faults are areas of ...
Computers and Society: Computing for Good (Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing)
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Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk, 2011
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USGS Release: Major Losses of Up to $250 Billion Projected for Earthquakes on Puente Hills Fault Under Los Angeles (5/25/2005)
Potential earthquakes on the Puente Hills Fault beneath the Los Angeles area could result in 3,000 to 18,000 fatalities, 142,000 to 735,000 displaced households, and more than $250 billion in total damages, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) research.
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Downtown’s Big Fault - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The images of the destruction caused by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck Japan on March 11 are particularly poignant to those who live in earthquake-prone areas. They strike a chord in Southern California in part because seismic experts have long been talking about the overdue “Big One” that would emanate from a rupture on the San Andreas Fault.
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A Natural History of the Puente Hills | GoatRock Research
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Now online: earthquake fault maps - OC Science : The Orange County Register
The same maps that planners use to avoid building on earthquake faults are now available online, and are searchable by address or zip code. The maps, compiled by the California...
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Los Angeles Earthquakes - 9 Things You Need to Know | Los Angeles Foundation Specialists
Geophysical characteristics of Los Angeles, earthquake probabilities, tsunami risks, and things you should know about Los Angeles earthquake hazards.
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Watch the ground ripple in Long Beach - The Trembling Earth - AGU Blogosphere
As the seismic waves from a whole host of little earthquakes in L. A.
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California due for a tremblor, experts say
When people think of California, one of the first words that usually comes to mind is earthquake. The San Andreas […]
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Los Angeles Enjoying Seismic Lull
Earthquakes under the basin at historic low, says a surprising new study by USC College professor James Dolan.
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Earth news: Whittier Earthquake Shakes LA Basin
July 29, 2008 Elaine Meinel Supkis For the last three months, up and down the entire West coast from Panama to Alaska, there have been an increasingly violent series of earthquakes. This is mostly due to the havoc created by...
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