Earthquake Information for Fayette County, Alabama

Fayette County, AL has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 3 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 1.71% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Fayette County, AL within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Fayette County, AL was a 4.5 Magnitude in 1975.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Fayette County since 1931
3
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
1.71%

Earthquake Probability for Fayette County, AL

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Fayette County, AL.

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
1.71%
5.1
1.37%
5.2
1.37%
5.2
1.37%
5.3
1.10%
5.4
0.88%
5.5
0.70%
5.6
0.65%
5.7
0.52%
5.8
0.45%
5.9
0.36%
6.0
0.33%
6.1
0.25%
6.2
0.21%
6.3
0.15%
6.4
0.13%
6.5
0.09%
6.6
0.07%
6.7
0.05%
6.8
0.03%
6.9
0.01%
7.0
0.01%
7.1
0.00%
7.2
0.00%
7.3
0.00%
7.4
0.00%
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%