Earthquake Information for Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Orangeburg County, SC has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 43 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 5.25% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Orangeburg County, SC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Orangeburg County, SC was a 3.1 Magnitude in 1977.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Orangeburg County since 1931 within 50 miles
43
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
5.25%

Earthquake Probability for Orangeburg County, SC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Orangeburg 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
5.25%
5.1
4.33%
5.2
4.33%
5.2
4.33%
5.3
3.59%
5.4
2.99%
5.5
2.51%
5.6
2.35%
5.7
1.99%
5.8
1.80%
5.9
1.55%
6.0
1.47%
6.1
1.25%
6.2
1.14%
6.3
0.99%
6.4
0.94%
6.5
0.82%
6.6
0.75%
6.7
0.72%
6.8
0.63%
6.9
0.52%
7.0
0.49%
7.1
0.35%
7.2
0.32%
7.3
0.30%
7.4
0.09%
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%