Earthquake Information for Poway, California

Poway, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 1,555 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 85.95% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Poway, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Poway, CA was a 4.2 Magnitude in 1991.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Poway since 1931 within 30 miles
1,555
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
85.95%

Earthquake Probability for Poway, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Poway, 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
85.95%
5.1
81.12%
5.2
81.12%
5.2
75.86%
5.3
70.39%
5.4
64.90%
5.5
59.56%
5.6
54.52%
5.7
49.84%
5.8
45.59%
5.9
41.78%
6.0
38.41%
6.1
35.04%
6.2
32.10%
6.3
29.43%
6.4
26.97%
6.5
24.35%
6.6
20.98%
6.7
18.21%
6.8
15.66%
6.9
13.42%
7.0
11.20%
7.1
9.97%
7.2
8.90%
7.3
7.68%
7.4
6.20%
7.5
4.35%
7.6
2.91%
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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