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Unformatted text preview: Earthquakes 7 Old midterm online. Study with friends. Mudd hall 105. 6 pm question and answer session. Half true false half multiple choice. page 1-11, chapter 3, chapter 6. 65 questions. Wasatch fault next to Salt Lake City. Eastern California Shear zone. California moves about 50mm a year. San andreas moves about 35mm, ECSZ moves 10mm. Death valley is a pull-apart basin, normal fault in the actual valley when the transform fault moves. Owens valley serves as two things, part of the eastern California shear zone, but also the western edge of the basin and range. Eastern edge of basin and range is Salt Lake City and Wasatch fault. Landers earthquake –right lateral strike slip, 7.3 ECSZ. 1992. 1872 occurred on owens valley fault. Magnitude 7.6-7.7, some say it might have been 8. right lateral strike slip, did not occur on sierra Nevada normal fault. >10m(surprisingly large) slip in lateral strike slip, did not occur on sierra Nevada normal fault....
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