Earthquake Information for Oakland, California

Oakland, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 3,199 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 98.84% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Oakland, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Oakland, CA was a 5.6 Magnitude in 1980.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Oakland since 1931 within 30 miles
3,199
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
98.84%

Earthquake Probability for Oakland, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Oakland, CA.

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
98.84%
5.1
98.15%
5.2
98.15%
5.2
97.26%
5.3
96.21%
5.4
95.04%
5.5
93.80%
5.6
92.52%
5.7
91.27%
5.8
90.07%
5.9
88.94%
6.0
87.91%
6.1
86.82%
6.2
85.66%
6.3
84.42%
6.4
82.20%
6.5
78.23%
6.6
72.88%
6.7
66.66%
6.8
59.30%
6.9
51.24%
7.0
43.20%
7.1
37.10%
7.2
32.83%
7.3
29.17%
7.4
25.56%
7.5
21.05%
7.6
17.53%
7.7
14.16%
7.8
10.71%
7.9
7.04%
8.0
3.86%
8.1
2.43%
8.2
0.66%
8.3
0.32%
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%
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