Earthquake Information for Richmond, California

Richmond, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 4,095 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 98.05% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Richmond, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Richmond, CA was a 6.0 Magnitude in 2014.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Richmond since 1931 within 30 miles
4,095
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
98.05%

Earthquake Probability for Richmond, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Richmond, 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
98.05%
5.1
97.16%
5.2
97.16%
5.2
96.12%
5.3
94.96%
5.4
93.74%
5.5
92.51%
5.6
91.30%
5.7
90.14%
5.8
89.06%
5.9
88.08%
6.0
87.19%
6.1
86.25%
6.2
85.27%
6.3
84.20%
6.4
82.29%
6.5
78.56%
6.6
73.02%
6.7
66.79%
6.8
59.47%
6.9
51.29%
7.0
43.16%
7.1
37.04%
7.2
32.81%
7.3
29.20%
7.4
25.65%
7.5
21.17%
7.6
17.64%
7.7
14.24%
7.8
10.76%
7.9
7.06%
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%