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Map of Southern California with <b>Puente</b> <b>Hills</b> <b>fault</b> indicated. Heavy line in...
Published: 01 May 2011
Figure 2. Map of Southern California with Puente Hills fault indicated. Heavy line indicates top edge of fault.
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2004
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2004) 94 (2): 493–505.
...W. A. Griffith; M. L. Cooke Abstract The sensitivity of fault interaction to alternative, kinematically plausible intersection geometries of the Puente Hills blind-thrust system and the Whittier fault is modeled under geodetically constrained horizontal contraction. Comparisons of modeled slip...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2005
Earthquake Spectra (2005) 21 (2): 329–338.
...Edward H. Field, M.EERI; Hope A. Seligson, M.EERI; Nitin Gupta; Vipin Gupta; Thomas H. Jordan; Kenneth W. Campbell, M.EERI Based on OpenSHA and HAZUS-MH, we present loss estimates for an earthquake rupture on the recently identified Puente Hills blind-thrust fault beneath Los Angeles. Given a range...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 March 2017
Geology (2017) 45 (3): 227–230.
... earthquake recurrence for probabilistic seismic hazard assessments. We demonstrate that the slip rate on the western segment of the Puente Hills blind thrust fault system, which is beneath downtown Los Angeles, California (USA), has accelerated from ∼0.22 mm/yr in the late Pleistocene to ∼1.33 mm/yr...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2002
Geology (2002) 30 (5): 451–454.
...Tom Bjorklund; Kevin Burke; Hua-wei Zhou; Robert S. Yeats Abstract Formation of the Puente Hills half-graben in the northeastern Los Angeles basin and eruption of the Glendora and El Modeno Volcanics (16–14 Ma) help to define the timing of extension in the basin. Normal faulting on the proto...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2002
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2002) 92 (8): 2946–2960.
... on thrust and reverse faults. In this article, we document an active blind-thrust system in the northern Los Angeles basin, termed the Puente Hills blind thrust (PHT), that accommodates a component of the unresolved basin shortening and poses substantial earthquake hazards to metropolitan Los Angeles...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1930
AAPG Bulletin (1930) 14 (11): 1445–1450.
... Geologists It is a part of the Puente Hills fault block, bounded on the northeast by the Chino fault and on the southwest by the Whittier fault, with perhaps a buried fault 3 between. Two synclines and a small eastward-plunging anticline extend southward and eastward from the western part...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1946
AAPG Bulletin (1946) 30 (4): 514–560.
..., including some that are 2 or 3 miles southeast of the town of Puente. The generalized geologic map ( Fig. 2 ) and the structure sections ( Fig. 4 ) indicate the geologic structure of the area. Major faults .—The long southwest margin of the Puente Hills is approximately determined...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (9-10): 1158–1182.
... displacement is largely canceled by ∼22.5 km of left slip on a precursor to the Raymond fault such that an Oligocene dacite in the San Jose Hills and clasts derived from it show little evidence of large horizontal displacement between the San Gabriel Mountains and Puente Hills. Clockwise rotation in the middle...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1973
AAPG Bulletin (1973) 57 (4): 789–790.
...Donald L. Lamar ABSTRACT The Whittier fault is a principal strand of the San Andreas fault system near the southwest edge of the Puente Hills in the northeastern Los Angeles basin. Physiographic evidence indicates recent movement along the Whittier fault and its southeast extension, the Elsinore...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2008
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2008) 98 (1): 106–123.
... basin, California. The modeled uplift matches well the geologic pattern of uplift associated with the Santa Fe Springs and Coyote Hills segments of the Puente Hills thrust fault but does not match structures to the west of the San Gabriel River. To better match the geologic patterns in this area...
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A: Perspective view of the <b>Puente</b> <b>Hills</b> blind thrust <b>fault</b> system (PHT; Cal...
in > Geology
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1. A: Perspective view of the Puente Hills blind thrust fault system (PHT; California, USA) from the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Community Fault Model ( Plesch et al., 2007 ), highlighting the Los Angeles segment in red. The locations of the seismic reflection profiles B-B
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Contour map of segments of the <b>Puente</b> <b>Hills</b> Thrust, showing the location of...
Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 3. Contour map of segments of the Puente Hills Thrust, showing the location of the 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake sequence ( Hauksson and Jones, 1989 ) relocated by Shaw and Shearer (1999) (UTM Zone 11, NAD27 datum). Santa Fe fault segment geometry modified after Shaw et al. (2002
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—Geological map of western extremity of <b>Puente</b> <b>Hills</b>. El Monte and Whittier...
Published: 01 April 1940
Fig. 2. —Geological map of western extremity of Puente Hills. El Monte and Whittier quadrangles of U.S. Geological Survey were used as base map. Most of geology was mapped by Pomona College field geology class in summer of 1933. Several small faults approximately at right angles to strike
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (11): 1519.
...Francis D. Bode With the exception of the Pleistocene terrace deposits, all of the sedimentary rocks exposed in the San Joaquin Hills are Tertiary in age. The Tertiary section has a thickness of about 5,000 feet and is correlated with rocks of Sespe, Vaqueros, Topanga, San Onofre, and Puente...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1130/2014.1211(02)
... in the northern Puente Hills, implying transposition of northeastern Peninsular Ranges batholith rocks to the west along unrecognized faults beneath the Chino Basin; and (3) juxtaposition of northern Peninsular Ranges batholith plutonic rocks against Late Cretaceous plutonic rocks of the Transverse Ranges along...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2017
Seismological Research Letters (2017) 88 (3): 831–839.
...Figure 3. Contour map of segments of the Puente Hills Thrust, showing the location of the 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake sequence ( Hauksson and Jones, 1989 ) relocated by Shaw and Shearer (1999) (UTM Zone 11, NAD27 datum). Santa Fe fault segment geometry modified after Shaw et al. (2002...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 December 2000
Geology (2000) 28 (12): 1099–1102.
... of the tip line at the onset of slip. In the Santa Fe Springs anticline of the Los Angeles basin, we show that the tip line of the underlying Puente Hills thrust fault initiated at the same position as the 1987 magnitude 6.0 Whittier Narrows earthquake. We show how the P/S may be used to extract from...
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Series: AAPG Memoir, AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1306/M52531C4
EISBN: 9781629811147
... the basin margin, especially in the northwestern part of the central block, the Puente Hills, and the Capistrano embayment. The sediments that were deposited during the late Miocene through the early Pleistocene were deposited in the central trough, bounded by the Newport−Inglewood, Santa Monica-Raymond...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1949
AAPG Bulletin (1949) 33 (12): 2060.
... Pomona to Puente, the basement surface slopes southwestward about 800 feet to the mile. The central part of the Los Angeles Basin northeast of the Newport-Inglewood fault zone has a floor that is probably far beneath the depths of 10,000–12,000 feet below sea level reached by the deepest wells...