Earthquake Information for Salinas, California

Salinas, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 13 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 99.98% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Salinas, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Salinas, CA was a 6.9 Magnitude in 1989.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Salinas, CA since 1931
13

Earthquake Probability for Salinas, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Salinas, CA.

Probability of Earthquakes Within the Next 50 Years For Magnitudes Between 5.0 and 9.2
(within 31 km/51 miles above magnitude)

Probability of Earthquakes Within the Next 50 Years

(within 31 km/51 miles above magnitude)
MAGNITUDE
PROBABILITY
5.0
99.98%
5.1
99.91%
5.2
99.91%
5.2
99.74%
5.3
99.39%
5.4
98.75%
5.5
97.74%
5.6
96.34%
5.7
94.56%
5.8
92.46%
5.9
85.83%
6.0
81.91%
6.1
77.68%
6.2
71.62%
6.3
63.71%
6.4
54.06%
6.5
46.19%
6.6
40.48%
6.7
36.26%
6.8
33.59%
6.9
30.91%
7.0
27.90%
7.1
25.37%
7.2
23.26%
7.3
20.78%
7.4
17.43%
7.5
12.67%
7.6
9.84%
7.7
8.18%
7.8
7.18%
7.9
5.60%
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%