Earthquake Information for Shishmaref, Alaska

Shishmaref, AK has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 34 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 23.91% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Shishmaref, AK within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Shishmaref, AK was a 4.8 Magnitude in 1982.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Shishmaref since 1931 within 30 miles
34
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
23.91%

Earthquake Probability for Shishmaref, AK

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Shishmaref, 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
23.91%
5.1
20.37%
5.2
20.37%
5.2
17.30%
5.3
14.68%
5.4
12.44%
5.5
10.53%
5.6
8.93%
5.7
7.57%
5.8
6.44%
5.9
5.48%
6.0
4.69%
6.1
3.91%
6.2
3.26%
6.3
2.69%
6.4
2.22%
6.5
1.81%
6.6
1.47%
6.7
1.17%
6.8
0.90%
6.9
0.67%
7.0
0.47%
7.1
0.29%
7.2
0.13%
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%