Earthquake Information for Greenwood, South Carolina

Greenwood, SC has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 39 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 2.91% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Greenwood, SC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Greenwood, SC was a 4.3 Magnitude in 1974.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Greenwood since 1931 within 50 miles
39
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
2.91%

Earthquake Probability for Greenwood, SC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Greenwood, 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
2.91%
5.1
2.36%
5.2
2.36%
5.2
2.36%
5.3
1.92%
5.4
1.56%
5.5
1.28%
5.6
1.19%
5.7
0.97%
5.8
0.86%
5.9
0.71%
6.0
0.66%
6.1
0.53%
6.2
0.46%
6.3
0.37%
6.4
0.34%
6.5
0.26%
6.6
0.22%
6.7
0.20%
6.8
0.15%
6.9
0.12%
7.0
0.10%
7.1
0.07%
7.2
0.05%
7.3
0.04%
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%