Earthquake Information for Long Island City, New York

Long Island City, NY has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 58 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 3.89% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Long Island City, NY within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Long Island City, NY was a 3.6 Magnitude in 1985.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Long Island City since 1931 within 50 miles
58
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
3.89%

Earthquake Probability for Long Island City, NY

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Long Island City, NY.

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
3.89%
5.1
3.15%
5.2
3.15%
5.2
3.15%
5.3
2.56%
5.4
2.07%
5.5
1.68%
5.6
1.56%
5.7
1.27%
5.8
1.11%
5.9
0.91%
6.0
0.84%
6.1
0.68%
6.2
0.59%
6.3
0.46%
6.4
0.42%
6.5
0.33%
6.6
0.28%
6.7
0.25%
6.8
0.18%
6.9
0.15%
7.0
0.13%
7.1
0.08%
7.2
0.05%
7.3
0.04%
7.4
0.02%
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%