Earthquake Information for Mission Viejo, California

Mission Viejo, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 8,656 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 92.99% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Mission Viejo, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Mission Viejo, CA was a 5.5 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Mission Viejo since 1931 within 50 miles
8,656
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
92.99%

Earthquake Probability for Mission Viejo, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Mission Viejo, 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
92.99%
5.1
89.73%
5.2
89.73%
5.2
85.89%
5.3
81.62%
5.4
77.11%
5.5
72.51%
5.6
68.00%
5.7
63.68%
5.8
59.65%
5.9
55.96%
6.0
52.64%
6.1
49.19%
6.2
46.11%
6.3
43.06%
6.4
39.26%
6.5
35.85%
6.6
32.45%
6.7
28.57%
6.8
24.43%
6.9
20.14%
7.0
15.77%
7.1
12.49%
7.2
9.89%
7.3
7.77%
7.4
5.98%
7.5
4.09%
7.6
2.80%
7.7
1.60%
7.8
0.65%
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%