Earthquake Information for Nelson, Nevada

Nelson, NV has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 358 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 28.90% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Nelson, NV within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Nelson, NV was a 3.9 Magnitude in 1983.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in Nelson since 1931 within 30 miles
358
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
28.90%

Earthquake Probability for Nelson, NV

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Nelson, NV.

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
28.90%
5.1
24.92%
5.2
24.92%
5.2
21.45%
5.3
18.43%
5.4
15.84%
5.5
13.62%
5.6
11.73%
5.7
10.12%
5.8
8.77%
5.9
7.62%
6.0
6.57%
6.1
5.34%
6.2
4.07%
6.3
2.98%
6.4
2.22%
6.5
1.68%
6.6
1.20%
6.7
0.83%
6.8
0.51%
6.9
0.24%
7.0
0.00%
7.1
0.00%
7.2
0.00%
7.3
0.00%
7.4
0.00%
7.5
0.00%
7.6
0.00%
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%