San Joaquin Fault

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The San Joaquin Fault is a seismically active geological structure in the California Central Valley.[1] East of the San Joaquin fault there is a flow pattern of alluvium that has been reported to be a mud flow.[2] This flow pattern was deposited in the early Holocene or the late Pleistocene age.[3]

See also[edit]

  • Hospital Creek, a tributary of the San Joaquin River draining the eastern slopes of part of the Diablo Range.
  • Ingram Creek, a tributary of the San Joaquin River.


  1. ^ U.S. government map of the San Joaquin Fault
  2. ^ C.Michael Hogan, Marc Papineau, Ballard George, et al., Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Residential and Commercial Development at the Westley Interchange, Earth Metrics Inc., Report 10529C, California State Environmental Clearinghouse, Sacramento, Ca., July, 1990
  3. ^ Bartow, Geologic map of the East Flank of the Diablo Range from Hospital Creek to Poverty Flats (1985)