Earthquake Information for Charleston, Missouri

Charleston, MO has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 160 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 21.35% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Charleston, MO within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Charleston, MO was a 4.7 Magnitude in 1990.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Charleston since 1931 within 30 miles
160
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
21.35%

Earthquake Probability for Charleston, MO

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Charleston, 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
21.35%
5.1
19.70%
5.2
19.70%
5.2
19.70%
5.3
18.35%
5.4
17.25%
5.5
16.35%
5.6
16.07%
5.7
15.40%
5.8
15.04%
5.9
14.56%
6.0
14.41%
6.1
14.01%
6.2
13.79%
6.3
13.50%
6.4
13.40%
6.5
13.18%
6.6
13.05%
6.7
12.99%
6.8
12.82%
6.9
12.73%
7.0
12.68%
7.1
12.06%
7.2
12.01%
7.3
11.98%
7.4
9.98%
7.5
6.41%
7.6
6.41%
7.7
1.97%
7.8
1.97%
7.9
1.38%
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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