Earthquake Information for Greenville, South Carolina

Greenville, SC has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 27 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 2.47% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Greenville, SC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Greenville, SC was a 2.5 Magnitude in 1997.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Greenville since 1931 within 50 miles
27
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
2.47%

Earthquake Probability for Greenville, SC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Greenville, 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
2.47%
5.1
2.01%
5.2
2.01%
5.2
2.01%
5.3
1.64%
5.4
1.34%
5.5
1.09%
5.6
1.02%
5.7
0.84%
5.8
0.74%
5.9
0.62%
6.0
0.58%
6.1
0.46%
6.2
0.40%
6.3
0.32%
6.4
0.29%
6.5
0.23%
6.6
0.20%
6.7
0.18%
6.8
0.13%
6.9
0.11%
7.0
0.09%
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%