Honey Lake Fault Zone

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The Honey Lake Fault Zone in northeastern California

The Honey Lake Fault Zone is a right lateral-moving (dextral) geologic fault extends through northwestern Nevada and northeastern California. It is considered an integral part of the Walker Lane.

A 50 km (31 mi) zone of disturbed landforms reveals the fault's presence on the surface. The geological evidence shows at least four surface-faulting earthquakes have occurred in the late Holocene era.[1]


  • Dextral Displacement on the Honey Lake Fault Zone, Northern Walker Lane [1]
  • USGS Database
  1. ^ Wills, C. J.; Borchardt, G. (September 1993). "Holocene slip rate and earthquake recurrence on the Honey Lake fault zone, northeastern California". Geology. Geological Society of America. 21 (9): 853–856. doi:10.1130/0091-7613(1993)021<0853:HSRAER>2.3.CO;2.