Earthquake Information for Carlsbad, California

Carlsbad, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 1,318 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 80.32% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Carlsbad, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Carlsbad, CA was a 4.5 Magnitude in 1989.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Carlsbad since 1931 within 30 miles
1,318
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
80.32%

Earthquake Probability for Carlsbad, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Carlsbad, 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
80.32%
5.1
74.83%
5.2
74.83%
5.2
69.12%
5.3
63.40%
5.4
57.84%
5.5
52.57%
5.6
47.70%
5.7
43.26%
5.8
39.29%
5.9
35.77%
6.0
32.69%
6.1
29.63%
6.2
26.98%
6.3
24.43%
6.4
22.25%
6.5
20.17%
6.6
18.59%
6.7
16.76%
6.8
14.98%
6.9
13.22%
7.0
11.33%
7.1
10.10%
7.2
9.00%
7.3
7.76%
7.4
6.27%
7.5
4.39%
7.6
2.92%
7.7
1.62%
7.8
0.65%
7.9
0.17%
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%
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