The Carson City and Indian Hills faults in Carson City, Nevada, splay northeastward from the major range‐bounding Genoa fault. Each splay is part of the Carson range fault system that extends nearly 100 km northward from near Markleeville, California, to Reno, Nevada. Stratigraphic and structural relationships exposed in paleoseismic excavations across the two faults yield a record of ground‐rupturing earthquakes. The most recent on the Carson City fault occurred around 473–311 B.P., with the two penultimate events between 17.9 and 8.1 ka. Two trench exposures across the Indian Hills fault record the most recent earthquake displacement after ∼900 yr, preceded by a penultimate surface rupture ≥∼10,000, based on radiocarbon and infrared‐stimulated luminescence dating of exposed sediments. The age estimates allow that the Carson City and Indian Hills faults ruptured simultaneously with a previously reported large earthquake on the Genoa fault ∼514–448 B.P. Similar synchronicity of rupture is not observed in the record of penultimate events. Penultimate ages of ruptures on the Carson City and Indian Hills faults are several thousand years older than that of the Genoa fault from which they splay. Together, these observations imply a variability in rupture moment through time, demonstrating the importance of considering multi‐fault rupture models for seismic hazard analyses.

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