Earthquake Information for La Jolla, California

La Jolla, CA has a high earthquake risk, with a total of 481 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 67.82% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of La Jolla, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of La Jolla, CA was a 4.6 Magnitude in 1973.

Risk Level:
High
Total Number of Earthquakes in La Jolla since 1931 within 30 miles
481
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
67.82%

Earthquake Probability for La Jolla, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in La Jolla, 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
67.82%
5.1
61.64%
5.2
61.64%
5.2
55.61%
5.3
49.88%
5.4
44.55%
5.5
39.68%
5.6
35.32%
5.7
31.44%
5.8
28.05%
5.9
25.09%
6.0
22.54%
6.1
19.85%
6.2
17.54%
6.3
15.47%
6.4
13.70%
6.5
12.09%
6.6
10.55%
6.7
8.90%
6.8
7.36%
6.9
5.93%
7.0
4.55%
7.1
4.01%
7.2
3.56%
7.3
2.98%
7.4
2.27%
7.5
1.33%
7.6
0.83%
7.7
0.40%
7.8
0.13%
7.9
0.02%
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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