Earthquake Information for Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard, NC has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 33 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 3.16% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Brevard, NC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Brevard, NC was a 3.7 Magnitude in 1979.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Brevard since 1931 within 50 miles
33
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
3.16%

Earthquake Probability for Brevard, NC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Brevard, 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
3.16%
5.1
2.57%
5.2
2.57%
5.2
2.57%
5.3
2.10%
5.4
1.71%
5.5
1.40%
5.6
1.31%
5.7
1.08%
5.8
0.95%
5.9
0.79%
6.0
0.74%
6.1
0.60%
6.2
0.52%
6.3
0.41%
6.4
0.38%
6.5
0.30%
6.6
0.25%
6.7
0.23%
6.8
0.17%
6.9
0.14%
7.0
0.12%
7.1
0.07%
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%
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