Earthquake Information for El Centro, California

El Centro, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 10,483 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 99.30% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of El Centro, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of El Centro, CA was a 7.1 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in El Centro since 1931 within 50 miles
10,483
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
99.30%

Earthquake Probability for El Centro, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in El Centro, 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
99.30%
5.1
98.68%
5.2
98.68%
5.2
97.78%
5.3
96.58%
5.4
95.10%
5.5
93.39%
5.6
91.52%
5.7
89.56%
5.8
87.60%
5.9
85.69%
6.0
83.88%
6.1
81.95%
6.2
80.18%
6.3
78.35%
6.4
76.05%
6.5
72.81%
6.6
66.27%
6.7
58.47%
6.8
47.91%
6.9
36.74%
7.0
22.69%
7.1
15.55%
7.2
10.92%
7.3
7.64%
7.4
5.46%
7.5
3.57%
7.6
2.46%
7.7
1.60%
7.8
0.83%
7.9
0.27%
8.0
0.03%
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%