The Whittier Fault is a 40-kilometer (25 mi) right-lateral strike-slip fault that runs along the Chino Hills range between the cities of Chino Hills and Whittier. The fault has a slip rate of 2.5 to 3.0 millimeters (0.098 to 0.118 in) per year. It is estimated that this fault could generate a quake of MW6.0–7.2 on the moment magnitude scale.
- "Whittier Fault". Southern California Earthquake Data Center. Retrieved April 27, 2006.
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