Earthquake Information for Ridgecrest, California

Ridgecrest, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 8,857 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 93.64% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Ridgecrest, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Ridgecrest, CA was a 5.6 Magnitude in 1995.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Ridgecrest since 1931 within 50 miles
8,857
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
93.64%

Earthquake Probability for Ridgecrest, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Ridgecrest, 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
93.64%
5.1
90.09%
5.2
90.09%
5.2
85.66%
5.3
80.50%
5.4
74.83%
5.5
68.87%
5.6
62.86%
5.7
56.98%
5.8
51.38%
5.9
46.18%
6.0
41.31%
6.1
35.99%
6.2
30.82%
6.3
25.99%
6.4
20.86%
6.5
17.19%
6.6
15.39%
6.7
13.71%
6.8
12.15%
6.9
10.56%
7.0
8.77%
7.1
7.89%
7.2
7.23%
7.3
6.59%
7.4
5.79%
7.5
4.47%
7.6
3.05%
7.7
1.65%
7.8
0.72%
7.9
0.16%
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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