Earthquake Information for Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Hilton Head Island, SC has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 3 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 1.85% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Hilton Head Island, SC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Hilton Head Island, SC was a 2.8 Magnitude in 1989.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Hilton Head Island since 1931 within 50 miles
3
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
1.85%

Earthquake Probability for Hilton Head Island, SC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Hilton Head Island, SC.

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
1.85%
5.1
1.55%
5.2
1.55%
5.2
1.55%
5.3
1.31%
5.4
1.12%
5.5
0.97%
5.6
0.92%
5.7
0.81%
5.8
0.74%
5.9
0.66%
6.0
0.64%
6.1
0.57%
6.2
0.53%
6.3
0.48%
6.4
0.47%
6.5
0.43%
6.6
0.40%
6.7
0.39%
6.8
0.36%
6.9
0.32%
7.0
0.31%
7.1
0.25%
7.2
0.24%
7.3
0.23%
7.4
0.06%
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%