Earthquake Information for Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, AK has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 3,817 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 83.06% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Fairbanks, AK within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Fairbanks, AK was a 5.5 Magnitude in 1967.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Fairbanks since 1931 within 30 miles
3,817
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
83.06%

Earthquake Probability for Fairbanks, AK

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Fairbanks, AK.

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
83.06%
5.1
77.18%
5.2
77.18%
5.2
70.79%
5.3
64.17%
5.4
57.57%
5.5
51.19%
5.6
45.20%
5.7
39.68%
5.8
34.69%
5.9
30.25%
6.0
26.35%
6.1
22.32%
6.2
18.82%
6.3
15.74%
6.4
13.11%
6.5
10.79%
6.6
8.76%
6.7
6.99%
6.8
5.44%
6.9
4.07%
7.0
2.85%
7.1
1.78%
7.2
0.84%
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%