Earthquake Information for Compton, California

Compton, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 5,338 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 94.70% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Compton, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Compton, CA was a 6.7 Magnitude in 1994.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Compton since 1931 within 30 miles
5,338
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
94.70%

Earthquake Probability for Compton, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Compton, 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
94.70%
5.1
92.28%
5.2
92.28%
5.2
89.44%
5.3
86.29%
5.4
82.97%
5.5
79.61%
5.6
76.31%
5.7
73.16%
5.8
70.23%
5.9
67.55%
6.0
65.13%
6.1
62.68%
6.2
60.48%
6.3
58.16%
6.4
53.26%
6.5
45.19%
6.6
37.72%
6.7
30.65%
6.8
25.04%
6.9
20.21%
7.0
15.03%
7.1
11.15%
7.2
7.58%
7.3
4.67%
7.4
2.86%
7.5
1.51%
7.6
0.99%
7.7
0.52%
7.8
0.18%
7.9
0.04%
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%