Earthquake Information for Cape Girardeau Township, Missouri

Cape Girardeau Township, MO has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 25 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 14.11% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Cape Girardeau Township, MO within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Cape Girardeau Township, MO was a 5.0 Magnitude in 1977.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Cape Girardeau Township since 1931 within 30 miles
25
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
14.11%

Earthquake Probability for Cape Girardeau Township, MO

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Cape Girardeau Township, MO.

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
14.11%
5.1
12.79%
5.2
12.79%
5.2
12.79%
5.3
11.72%
5.4
10.85%
5.5
10.14%
5.6
9.92%
5.7
9.39%
5.8
9.11%
5.9
8.73%
6.0
8.62%
6.1
8.30%
6.2
8.13%
6.3
7.91%
6.4
7.84%
6.5
7.65%
6.6
7.55%
6.7
7.50%
6.8
7.37%
6.9
7.32%
7.0
7.28%
7.1
6.76%
7.2
6.74%
7.3
6.73%
7.4
5.50%
7.5
3.09%
7.6
3.09%
7.7
1.11%
7.8
1.11%
7.9
0.60%
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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