Earthquake Information for Sacramento, California

Sacramento, CA has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 333 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 45.42% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Sacramento, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Sacramento, CA was a 4.4 Magnitude in 1978.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Sacramento since 1931 within 50 miles
333
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
45.42%

Earthquake Probability for Sacramento, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Sacramento, 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
45.42%
5.1
40.19%
5.2
40.19%
5.2
35.46%
5.3
31.25%
5.4
27.53%
5.5
24.29%
5.6
21.48%
5.7
19.07%
5.8
17.00%
5.9
15.25%
6.0
13.76%
6.1
12.24%
6.2
10.89%
6.3
9.40%
6.4
5.34%
6.5
3.20%
6.6
1.52%
6.7
0.78%
6.8
0.38%
6.9
0.18%
7.0
0.04%
7.1
0.03%
7.2
0.02%
7.3
0.01%
7.4
0.01%
7.5
0.00%
7.6
0.00%
7.7
0.00%
7.8
0.00%
7.9
0.00%
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%
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