Earthquake Information for Monterey, California

Monterey, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 6,486 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 99.03% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Monterey, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Monterey, CA was a 5.4 Magnitude in 1990.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Monterey since 1931 within 50 miles
6,486
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
99.03%

Earthquake Probability for Monterey, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Monterey, 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
99.03%
5.1
97.97%
5.2
97.97%
5.2
96.25%
5.3
93.78%
5.4
90.56%
5.5
86.68%
5.6
82.30%
5.7
77.63%
5.8
72.86%
5.9
68.16%
6.0
63.68%
6.1
59.51%
6.2
55.17%
6.3
50.17%
6.4
45.18%
6.5
40.57%
6.6
37.66%
6.7
35.24%
6.8
33.11%
6.9
30.64%
7.0
27.86%
7.1
25.35%
7.2
23.25%
7.3
20.76%
7.4
17.39%
7.5
12.61%
7.6
9.80%
7.7
8.15%
7.8
7.16%
7.9
5.59%
8.0
3.58%
8.1
2.38%
8.2
0.65%
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%