Earthquake Information for Walnut Creek, California

Walnut Creek, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 4,277 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 98.89% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Walnut Creek, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Walnut Creek, CA was a 6.0 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Walnut Creek since 1931 within 50 miles
4,277
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
98.89%

Earthquake Probability for Walnut Creek, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Walnut Creek, CA.

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
98.89%
5.1
98.20%
5.2
98.20%
5.2
97.32%
5.3
96.27%
5.4
95.08%
5.5
93.80%
5.6
92.50%
5.7
91.20%
5.8
89.96%
5.9
88.79%
6.0
87.72%
6.1
86.61%
6.2
85.47%
6.3
84.26%
6.4
82.19%
6.5
78.14%
6.6
72.01%
6.7
65.09%
6.8
56.99%
6.9
48.23%
7.0
39.41%
7.1
33.00%
7.2
28.67%
7.3
25.28%
7.4
22.52%
7.5
19.84%
7.6
17.12%
7.7
14.04%
7.8
10.66%
7.9
7.03%
8.0
3.86%
8.1
2.43%
8.2
0.66%
8.3
0.32%
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%