Earthquake Information for Chesterfield, Virginia

Chesterfield, VA has a very low earthquake risk, with a total of 85 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 1.97% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Chesterfield, VA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Chesterfield, VA was a 4.5 Magnitude in 2015.

Risk Level:
Very Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Chesterfield since 1931 within 50 miles
85
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
1.97%

Earthquake Probability for Chesterfield, VA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Chesterfield, VA.

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
1.97%
5.1
1.59%
5.2
1.59%
5.2
1.59%
5.3
1.29%
5.4
1.05%
5.5
0.85%
5.6
0.79%
5.7
0.65%
5.8
0.57%
5.9
0.47%
6.0
0.43%
6.1
0.35%
6.2
0.30%
6.3
0.24%
6.4
0.22%
6.5
0.17%
6.6
0.15%
6.7
0.13%
6.8
0.10%
6.9
0.08%
7.0
0.07%
7.1
0.04%
7.2
0.03%
7.3
0.02%
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%
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