South Napa Earthquake Surface Rupture Mapped

by Thomas Beutel

Mike Oskin (@mikeoskin) from U.C. Davis tweeted on late Sunday that PhD students Alex Morelan and Chad Trexler had gone out in the field in the Napa area and mapped several surface ruptures related to the South Napa earthquake of Aug 24, 2014. Additional tweets showed pictures of the ruptures.

Update: Here is an announcement regarding surface rupture mapping by USGS geologists: Update on the Magnitude 6 South Napa Earthquake of August 24, 2014