Earthquake Information for New Hanover Township, New Jersey

New Hanover Township, NJ has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 13 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 2.11% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of New Hanover Township, NJ within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of New Hanover Township, NJ was a 3.7 Magnitude in 1980.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in New Hanover Township since 1931 within 30 miles
13
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
2.11%

Earthquake Probability for New Hanover Township, NJ

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in New Hanover Township, NJ.

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
2.11%
5.1
1.71%
5.2
1.71%
5.2
1.71%
5.3
1.39%
5.4
1.13%
5.5
0.93%
5.6
0.86%
5.7
0.71%
5.8
0.62%
5.9
0.52%
6.0
0.48%
6.1
0.39%
6.2
0.34%
6.3
0.27%
6.4
0.25%
6.5
0.19%
6.6
0.16%
6.7
0.15%
6.8
0.11%
6.9
0.09%
7.0
0.08%
7.1
0.05%
7.2
0.03%
7.3
0.03%
7.4
0.01%
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%