Earthquake Information for Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV has a high earthquake risk, with a total of 528 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 38.25% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Las Vegas, NV within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Las Vegas, NV was a 3.9 Magnitude in 1995.

Risk Level:
High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Las Vegas since 1931 within 50 miles
528
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
38.25%

Earthquake Probability for Las Vegas, NV

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Las Vegas, NV.

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
38.25%
5.1
33.59%
5.2
33.59%
5.2
29.44%
5.3
25.80%
5.4
22.62%
5.5
19.88%
5.6
17.53%
5.7
15.51%
5.8
13.80%
5.9
12.35%
6.0
11.04%
6.1
9.46%
6.2
7.85%
6.3
6.41%
6.4
5.35%
6.5
4.57%
6.6
3.50%
6.7
2.53%
6.8
1.59%
6.9
0.72%
7.0
0.17%
7.1
0.06%
7.2
0.01%
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%
Las-Vegas Earthquake by Zipcode