Earthquake Information for Belen, New Mexico

Belen, NM has a high earthquake risk, with a total of 33 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 35.97% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Belen, NM within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Belen, NM was a 4.6 Magnitude in 1989.

Risk Level:
High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Belen since 1931 within 30 miles
33
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
35.97%

Earthquake Probability for Belen, NM

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Belen, NM.

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
35.97%
5.1
31.17%
5.2
31.17%
5.2
26.91%
5.3
23.16%
5.4
19.90%
5.5
17.07%
5.6
14.65%
5.7
12.59%
5.8
10.83%
5.9
9.34%
6.0
8.08%
6.1
6.81%
6.2
5.75%
6.3
4.84%
6.4
4.07%
6.5
3.41%
6.6
2.67%
6.7
2.00%
6.8
1.43%
6.9
0.84%
7.0
0.28%
7.1
0.17%
7.2
0.09%
7.3
0.04%
7.4
0.02%
7.5
0.01%
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%