Richmond, VA Earthquake Report

Maps of Earthquakes in Richmond, VA

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Richmond, VA Earthquake Probability

Very Low Risk Area

The USGS database shows that there is a 2.16% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Richmond, VA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Richmond, VA was a 4.5 Magnitude in 2014.

Probability of earthquakes within the next 50 years

Within 31 Miles / 50km above magnitude

Magnitude
Probability
5.0
2.16%
5.1
1.75%
5.2
1.75%
5.3
1.41%
5.4
1.15%
5.5
0.93%
5.6
0.86%
5.7
0.70%
5.8
0.62%
5.9
0.50%
6.0
0.47%
6.1
0.38%
6.2
0.33%
6.3
0.26%
6.4
0.24 %
6.5
0.18%
6.6
0.16%
6.7
0.14%
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%

Richmond, VA Historical Earthquakes (within 30 miles)

All distances and depths in the table below are measured in miles.

Area Earthquakes By Year (>2.5 Mag)

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Environment Report Summary

Very Low Risk
High Risk Area
Low Potential Risk