Earthquake Information for Fort Payne, Alabama

Fort Payne, AL has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 14 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 3.93% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Fort Payne, AL within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Fort Payne, AL was a 4.6 Magnitude in 2017.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Fort Payne since 1931 within 30 miles
14
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
3.93%

Earthquake Probability for Fort Payne, AL

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Fort Payne, AL.

Probability of Earthquakes Within the Next 50 Years For Magnitudes Between 5.0 and 9.2
(within 31 km/51 miles above magnitude)
MAGNITUDE
PROBABILITY
5.0
3.93%
5.1
3.19%
5.2
3.19%
5.2
3.19%
5.3
2.59%
5.4
2.10%
5.5
1.71%
5.6
1.59%
5.7
1.30%
5.8
1.14%
5.9
0.94%
6.0
0.87%
6.1
0.69%
6.2
0.59%
6.3
0.46%
6.4
0.42%
6.5
0.32%
6.6
0.27%
6.7
0.24%
6.8
0.17%
6.9
0.14%
7.0
0.12%
7.1
0.07%
7.2
0.05%
7.3
0.04%
7.4
0.02%
7.5
0.00%
7.6
0.00%
7.7
0.00%
7.8
0.00%
7.9
0.00%
8.0
0.00%
8.1
0.00%
8.2
0.00%
8.3
0.00%
8.4
0.00%
8.5
0.00%
8.6
0.00%
8.7
0.00%
8.8
0.00%
8.9
0.00%
9.0
0.00%
9.1
0.00%
9.2
0.00%
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