Earthquake Information for Orangeburg, South Carolina

Orangeburg, SC has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 17 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 4.65% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Orangeburg, SC within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Orangeburg, SC was a 3.1 Magnitude in 1977.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Orangeburg since 1931 within 50 miles
17
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
4.65%

Earthquake Probability for Orangeburg, SC

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Orangeburg, 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
4.65%
5.1
3.82%
5.2
3.82%
5.2
3.82%
5.3
3.15%
5.4
2.61%
5.5
2.18%
5.6
2.04%
5.7
1.71%
5.8
1.54%
5.9
1.31%
6.0
1.24%
6.1
1.04%
6.2
0.94%
6.3
0.80%
6.4
0.75%
6.5
0.64%
6.6
0.58%
6.7
0.55%
6.8
0.46%
6.9
0.38%
7.0
0.36%
7.1
0.25%
7.2
0.22%
7.3
0.20%
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%