A 100-year average recurrence interval for the san andreas fault at wrightwood, california.

@article{Fumal1993A1A,
  title={A 100-year average recurrence interval for the san andreas fault at wrightwood, california.},
  author={Thomas E. Fumal and D. P. Schwartz and S K Pezzopane and Ray J. Weldon},
  journal={Science},
  year={1993},
  volume={259 5092},
  pages={199-203}
}
Evidence for five large earthquakes during the past five centuries along the San Andreas fault zone 70 kilometers northeast of Los Angeles, California, indicates that the average recurrence interval and the temporal variability are significantly smaller than previously thought. Rapid sedimentation during the past 5000 years in a 150-meter-wide structural depression has produced a greater than 21-meter-thick sequence of debris flow and stream deposits interbedded with more than 50 datable peat… CONTINUE READING
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