Earthquake Information for Gilroy, California

Gilroy, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 7,782 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 99.98% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Gilroy, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Gilroy, CA was a 6.9 Magnitude in 1989.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Gilroy since 1931 within 50 miles
7,782
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
99.98%

Earthquake Probability for Gilroy, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Gilroy, 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
99.98%
5.1
99.91%
5.2
99.91%
5.2
99.76%
5.3
99.44%
5.4
98.87%
5.5
97.99%
5.6
96.76%
5.7
95.20%
5.8
93.37%
5.9
87.55%
6.0
84.11%
6.1
80.26%
6.2
74.72%
6.3
67.42%
6.4
57.92%
6.5
49.85%
6.6
42.67%
6.7
37.33%
6.8
33.07%
6.9
29.32%
7.0
25.09%
7.1
22.13%
7.2
19.80%
7.3
17.44%
7.4
14.84%
7.5
11.95%
7.6
9.95%
7.7
8.53%
7.8
7.48%
7.9
5.79%
8.0
3.68%
8.1
2.43%
8.2
0.66%
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%
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