Earthquake Information for New Madrid, Missouri

New Madrid, MO has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 589 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 21.87% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of New Madrid, MO within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of New Madrid, MO was a 4.4 Magnitude in 1991.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in New Madrid since 1931 within 30 miles
589
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
21.87%

Earthquake Probability for New Madrid, MO

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in New Madrid, 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
21.87%
5.1
20.18%
5.2
20.18%
5.2
20.18%
5.3
18.80%
5.4
17.67%
5.5
16.75%
5.6
16.46%
5.7
15.77%
5.8
15.40%
5.9
14.91%
6.0
14.76%
6.1
14.33%
6.2
14.11%
6.3
13.79%
6.4
13.69%
6.5
13.45%
6.6
13.32%
6.7
13.26%
6.8
13.08%
6.9
12.98%
7.0
12.93%
7.1
12.29%
7.2
12.23%
7.3
12.20%
7.4
10.17%
7.5
6.56%
7.6
6.56%
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%