Earthquake Information for Virginia City, Nevada

Virginia City, NV has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 5,352 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 96.64% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Virginia City, NV within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Virginia City, NV was a 5.0 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Virginia City since 1931 within 50 miles
5,352
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
96.64%

Earthquake Probability for Virginia City, NV

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Virginia City, 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
96.64%
5.1
94.61%
5.2
94.61%
5.2
92.00%
5.3
88.89%
5.4
85.41%
5.5
81.69%
5.6
77.88%
5.7
74.12%
5.8
70.51%
5.9
66.63%
6.0
63.46%
6.1
60.19%
6.2
57.11%
6.3
53.99%
6.4
50.74%
6.5
47.26%
6.6
40.95%
6.7
35.13%
6.8
29.30%
6.9
23.35%
7.0
18.03%
7.1
12.80%
7.2
8.68%
7.3
5.30%
7.4
2.85%
7.5
1.20%
7.6
0.09%
7.7
0.01%
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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