Denholme Clough Fault

Oakworth, United Kingdom

Denholme Clough Fault

The Denholme Clough Fault is a small fault located in Denholme, England. The fault is approximately 500 metres (1,600 ft) long. The fault has produced no appreciable earthquake history, but it is still subject to stresses that may cause it to slip. The maximum earthquake arising from a slip of this fault has been estimated to be below magnitude 3. The Denholme Clough Fault is part of the Pennine anticline and is partially visible from the surface.