Earthquake Information for Paducah, Kentucky

Paducah, KY has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 63 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 16.80% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Paducah, KY within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Paducah, KY was a 4.0 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Paducah since 1931 within 50 miles
63
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
16.80%

Earthquake Probability for Paducah, KY

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Paducah, KY.

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
16.80%
5.1
15.04%
5.2
15.04%
5.2
15.04%
5.3
13.59%
5.4
12.41%
5.5
11.45%
5.6
11.15%
5.7
10.43%
5.8
10.05%
5.9
9.54%
6.0
9.37%
6.1
8.93%
6.2
8.69%
6.3
8.37%
6.4
8.27%
6.5
8.03%
6.6
7.89%
6.7
7.82%
6.8
7.64%
6.9
7.55%
7.0
7.49%
7.1
6.90%
7.2
6.83%
7.3
6.80%
7.4
5.53%
7.5
3.09%
7.6
3.09%
7.7
1.11%
7.8
1.11%
7.9
0.60%
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%