Earthquake Information for New Madrid County, Missouri

New Madrid County, MO has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 75 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 21.65% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of New Madrid County, MO within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of New Madrid County, MO was a 4.4 Magnitude in 1991.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in New Madrid County since 1931
75
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
21.65%

Earthquake Probability for New Madrid County, MO

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in New Madrid County, 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
21.65%
5.1
19.99%
5.2
19.99%
5.2
19.99%
5.3
18.64%
5.4
17.53%
5.5
16.63%
5.6
16.34%
5.7
15.67%
5.8
15.31%
5.9
14.83%
6.0
14.68%
6.1
14.27%
6.2
14.05%
6.3
13.75%
6.4
13.65%
6.5
13.41%
6.6
13.29%
6.7
13.22%
6.8
13.05%
6.9
12.96%
7.0
12.91%
7.1
12.28%
7.2
12.22%
7.3
12.20%
7.4
10.16%
7.5
6.56%
7.6
6.55%
7.7
2.00%
7.8
2.00%
7.9
1.41%
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%