Earthquake Information for Jefferson, Ohio

Jefferson, OH has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 36 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 2.97% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Jefferson, OH within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Jefferson, OH was a 5.0 Magnitude in 1986.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Jefferson since 1931 within 30 miles
36
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
2.97%

Earthquake Probability for Jefferson, OH

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Jefferson, OH.

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
2.97%
5.1
2.38%
5.2
2.38%
5.2
2.38%
5.3
1.91%
5.4
1.53%
5.5
1.22%
5.6
1.13%
5.7
0.90%
5.8
0.78%
5.9
0.62%
6.0
0.57%
6.1
0.43%
6.2
0.36%
6.3
0.26%
6.4
0.23%
6.5
0.15%
6.6
0.11%
6.7
0.09%
6.8
0.04%
6.9
0.02%
7.0
0.01%
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%