Earthquake Information for Fountain Valley, California

Fountain Valley, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 6 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 93.73% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Fountain Valley, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Fountain Valley, CA was a 5.7 Magnitude in 1987.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Fountain Valley, CA since 1931
6

Earthquake Probability for Fountain Valley, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Fountain Valley, 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
93.73%
5.1
90.91%
5.2
90.91%
5.2
87.62%
5.3
84.00%
5.4
80.18%
5.5
76.32%
5.6
72.55%
5.7
68.95%
5.8
65.60%
5.9
62.55%
6.0
59.80%
6.1
57.02%
6.2
54.55%
6.3
52.05%
6.4
48.06%
6.5
41.58%
6.6
36.22%
6.7
30.82%
6.8
25.73%
6.9
20.95%
7.0
16.07%
7.1
12.38%
7.2
9.21%
7.3
6.64%
7.4
4.68%
7.5
2.90%
7.6
1.98%
7.7
1.17%
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%