Earthquake Information for Franklin, North Carolina

Franklin, NC has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 44 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 4.09% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Franklin, NC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Franklin, NC was a 3.7 Magnitude in 1979.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Franklin since 1931 within 50 miles
44
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
4.09%

Earthquake Probability for Franklin, NC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Franklin, NC.

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
4.09%
5.1
3.32%
5.2
3.32%
5.2
3.32%
5.3
2.70%
5.4
2.19%
5.5
1.79%
5.6
1.66%
5.7
1.36%
5.8
1.20%
5.9
0.99%
6.0
0.92%
6.1
0.74%
6.2
0.64%
6.3
0.51%
6.4
0.47%
6.5
0.37%
6.6
0.32%
6.7
0.29%
6.8
0.21%
6.9
0.17%
7.0
0.15%
7.1
0.09%
7.2
0.07%
7.3
0.05%
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%
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