Earthquake Information for Palmdale, California

Palmdale, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 4,825 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 93.35% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Palmdale, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Palmdale, CA was a 6.5 Magnitude in 1971.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Palmdale since 1931 within 50 miles
4,825
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
93.35%

Earthquake Probability for Palmdale, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Palmdale, 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
93.35%
5.1
90.97%
5.2
90.97%
5.2
88.35%
5.3
85.61%
5.4
82.84%
5.5
80.13%
5.6
77.56%
5.7
75.17%
5.8
72.99%
5.9
71.03%
6.0
69.29%
6.1
67.60%
6.2
66.11%
6.3
64.64%
6.4
62.02%
6.5
56.62%
6.6
51.46%
6.7
46.16%
6.8
42.29%
6.9
39.32%
7.0
36.62%
7.1
35.11%
7.2
33.39%
7.3
31.33%
7.4
29.05%
7.5
26.29%
7.6
22.96%
7.7
18.50%
7.8
13.46%
7.9
8.61%
8.0
4.45%
8.1
1.72%
8.2
0.30%
8.3
0.06%
8.4
0.01%
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%