Earthquake Information for Great Lakes, Illinois

Great Lakes, IL has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 7 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 0.79% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Great Lakes, IL within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Great Lakes, IL was a 2.9 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Great Lakes since 1931 within 50 miles
7
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
0.79%

Earthquake Probability for Great Lakes, IL

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Great Lakes, IL.

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
0.79%
5.1
0.63%
5.2
0.63%
5.2
0.63%
5.3
0.51%
5.4
0.41%
5.5
0.33%
5.6
0.30%
5.7
0.24%
5.8
0.21%
5.9
0.17%
6.0
0.16%
6.1
0.12%
6.2
0.10%
6.3
0.07%
6.4
0.06%
6.5
0.04%
6.6
0.03%
6.7
0.03%
6.8
0.01%
6.9
0.01%
7.0
0.00%
7.1
0.00%
7.2
0.00%
7.3
0.00%
7.4
0.00%
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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