Earthquake Information for Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara, CA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 415 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 86.54% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Santa Barbara, CA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Santa Barbara, CA was a 5.6 Magnitude in 1978.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Santa Barbara since 1931 within 30 miles
415
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
86.54%

Earthquake Probability for Santa Barbara, CA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Santa Barbara, 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
86.54%
5.1
82.45%
5.2
82.45%
5.2
78.13%
5.3
73.73%
5.4
69.40%
5.5
65.26%
5.6
61.40%
5.7
57.86%
5.8
54.67%
5.9
51.84%
6.0
49.34%
6.1
46.88%
6.2
44.75%
6.3
42.89%
6.4
41.24%
6.5
39.44%
6.6
34.96%
6.7
30.32%
6.8
26.06%
6.9
22.26%
7.0
17.16%
7.1
13.01%
7.2
8.84%
7.3
5.36%
7.4
2.66%
7.5
0.47%
7.6
0.06%
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%
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