Earthquake Information for Ector County, Texas

Ector County, TX has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 1 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 2.15% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Ector County, TX within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Ector County, TX was a 3.1 Magnitude in 2017.

Risk Level:
Low
Total Number of Earthquakes in Ector County since 1931
1
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
2.15%

Earthquake Probability for Ector County, TX

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Ector County, TX.

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
2.15%
5.1
1.72%
5.2
1.72%
5.2
1.72%
5.3
1.38%
5.4
1.11%
5.5
0.89%
5.6
0.82%
5.7
0.66%
5.8
0.57%
5.9
0.45%
6.0
0.42%
6.1
0.32%
6.2
0.26%
6.3
0.19%
6.4
0.17%
6.5
0.11%
6.6
0.08%
6.7
0.07%
6.8
0.03%
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%
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