Earthquake Information for Edgefield County, South Carolina

Edgefield County, SC has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 3 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 2.77% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Edgefield County, SC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Edgefield County, SC was a 4.1 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Edgefield County since 1931
3
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
2.77%

Earthquake Probability for Edgefield County, SC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Edgefield County, 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
2.77%
5.1
2.25%
5.2
2.25%
5.2
2.25%
5.3
1.82%
5.4
1.48%
5.5
1.21%
5.6
1.12%
5.7
0.91%
5.8
0.81%
5.9
0.66%
6.0
0.62%
6.1
0.50%
6.2
0.43%
6.3
0.34%
6.4
0.31%
6.5
0.25%
6.6
0.21%
6.7
0.19%
6.8
0.14%
6.9
0.11%
7.0
0.10%
7.1
0.06%
7.2
0.04%
7.3
0.03%
7.4
0.01%
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%