Earthquake Information for Kotzebue, Alaska

Kotzebue, AK has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 15 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 25.90% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Kotzebue, AK within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Kotzebue, AK was a 3.1 Magnitude in 2011.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Kotzebue since 1931 within 30 miles
15
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
25.90%

Earthquake Probability for Kotzebue, AK

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Kotzebue, 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
25.90%
5.1
22.11%
5.2
22.11%
5.2
18.82%
5.3
15.99%
5.4
13.57%
5.5
11.51%
5.6
9.77%
5.7
8.30%
5.8
7.07%
5.9
6.03%
6.0
5.16%
6.1
4.30%
6.2
3.58%
6.3
2.96%
6.4
2.44%
6.5
2.00%
6.6
1.62%
6.7
1.30%
6.8
1.00%
6.9
0.75%
7.0
0.52%
7.1
0.32%
7.2
0.15%
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%