Earthquake Information for Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, UT has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 20 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 50.82% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Salt Lake City, UT within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Salt Lake City, UT was a 4.5 Magnitude in 1983.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Salt Lake City, UT since 1931
20

Earthquake Probability for Salt Lake City, UT

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Salt Lake City, UT.

Probability of Earthquakes Within the Next 50 Years For Magnitudes Between 5.0 and 9.2
(within 31 km/51 miles above magnitude)

Probability of Earthquakes Within the Next 50 Years

(within 31 km/51 miles above magnitude)
MAGNITUDE
PROBABILITY
5.0
50.82%
5.1
46.35%
5.2
46.35%
5.2
42.37%
5.3
38.79%
5.4
35.64%
5.5
32.90%
5.6
30.55%
5.7
28.52%
5.8
26.79%
5.9
25.31%
6.0
24.07%
6.1
22.83%
6.2
21.73%
6.3
20.63%
6.4
19.35%
6.5
18.18%
6.6
15.35%
6.7
12.60%
6.8
9.61%
6.9
7.24%
7.0
4.42%
7.1
3.69%
7.2
1.58%
7.3
1.38%
7.4
1.31%
7.5
0.23%
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%