What are the most active fault line in the Philippines?

What are the name of active faults?

List of fault zones

Fault Name Length [km] Time of movement
Aedipsos-Kandili Fault 60 Active
Alaska-Aleutian Megathrust 3600 Active
Alpine Fault 1400 Active
Altyn Tagh Fault 1200 Active

What is the most active fault line in the US?

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — While the San Andreas fault gets much of the attention after the devastating 1906 and 1989 quakes, it’s the Hayward fault, which runs along the East Bay, that quake experts consider the most dangerous fault in America.

What is the longest fault line in the Philippines?

Based on the Phivolcs findings, Deloso said the fault in Davao Oriental approximately 30 kilometers long is connected to the Philippine Fault line – the longest fault in the Philippines that stretches up to 1,200 kilometers from Luzon down to Mindanao.

What is the the big one?

The “Big One” is a worst-case scenario of an earthquake from the West Valley Fault, a 100-kilometer fault that runs through six cities in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. A tsunami is also foreseen in the scenario set by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

What is the strongest earthquake in Philippines?

1968 August 02 Casiguran Earthquake. At 4:19 AM (local time) on August 02, 1968 an earthquake with an intensity of VIII in the Rossi-Forel Intensity Scale rocked the town of Casiguran, Aurora. This was considered the most severe and destructive earthquake experienced in the Philippines during the last 20 years.

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