Earthquake Information for San Diego, California

San Diego, CA has a high earthquake risk, with a total of 414 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 69.81% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of San Diego, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of San Diego, CA was a 4.4 Magnitude in 1983.

Risk Level:
High
Total Number of Earthquakes in San Diego since 1931 within 30 miles
414
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
69.81%

Earthquake Probability for San Diego, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in San Diego, 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
69.81%
5.1
63.64%
5.2
63.64%
5.2
57.55%
5.3
51.71%
5.4
46.25%
5.5
41.24%
5.6
36.72%
5.7
32.70%
5.8
29.15%
5.9
26.07%
6.0
23.40%
6.1
20.42%
6.2
17.86%
6.3
15.57%
6.4
13.61%
6.5
11.84%
6.6
10.37%
6.7
8.79%
6.8
7.29%
6.9
5.87%
7.0
4.50%
7.1
3.97%
7.2
3.53%
7.3
2.95%
7.4
2.25%
7.5
1.32%
7.6
0.82%
7.7
0.40%
7.8
0.13%
7.9
0.02%
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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