Earthquake Information for Whittier, California

Whittier, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 7,743 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 97.09% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Whittier, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Whittier, CA was a 5.7 Magnitude in 1987.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Whittier since 1931 within 50 miles
7,743
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
97.09%

Earthquake Probability for Whittier, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Whittier, 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
97.09%
5.1
95.56%
5.2
95.56%
5.2
93.69%
5.3
91.54%
5.4
89.20%
5.5
86.77%
5.6
84.34%
5.7
81.99%
5.8
79.76%
5.9
77.70%
6.0
75.82%
6.1
73.87%
6.2
72.10%
6.3
70.21%
6.4
65.69%
6.5
55.40%
6.6
46.59%
6.7
37.38%
6.8
29.97%
6.9
23.72%
7.0
17.80%
7.1
13.52%
7.2
9.74%
7.3
6.66%
7.4
4.50%
7.5
2.78%
7.6
1.93%
7.7
1.15%
7.8
0.50%
7.9
0.17%
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%