Earthquake Information for Nevada County, California

Nevada County, CA has a high earthquake risk, with a total of 55 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 79.89% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Nevada County, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Nevada County, CA was a 6.0 Magnitude in 1966.

Risk Level:
High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Nevada County since 1931
55
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
79.89%

Earthquake Probability for Nevada County, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Nevada County, 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
79.89%
5.1
73.68%
5.2
73.68%
5.2
67.07%
5.3
60.33%
5.4
53.68%
5.5
47.31%
5.6
41.35%
5.7
35.88%
5.8
30.94%
5.9
26.55%
6.0
22.68%
6.1
18.66%
6.2
15.15%
6.3
12.02%
6.4
9.33%
6.5
6.93%
6.6
5.81%
6.7
4.79%
6.8
3.89%
6.9
3.12%
7.0
2.46%
7.1
1.95%
7.2
1.45%
7.3
1.01%
7.4
0.62%
7.5
0.28%
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%