Earthquake Information for El Paso County, Texas

El Paso County, TX has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 1 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 17.41% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of El Paso County, TX within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of El Paso County, TX was a 2.9 Magnitude in 2017.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in El Paso County since 1931
1
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
17.41%

Earthquake Probability for El Paso County, TX

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in El Paso 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
17.41%
5.1
15.25%
5.2
15.25%
5.2
13.42%
5.3
11.86%
5.4
10.54%
5.5
9.43%
5.6
8.50%
5.7
7.72%
5.8
7.06%
5.9
6.42%
6.0
5.67%
6.1
4.70%
6.2
3.88%
6.3
3.35%
6.4
3.02%
6.5
2.72%
6.6
2.21%
6.7
1.75%
6.8
1.20%
6.9
0.69%
7.0
0.29%
7.1
0.16%
7.2
0.07%
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%
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