Earthquake Information for El Paso, Texas

El Paso, TX has a moderate earthquake risk, with a total of 2 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 15.90% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of El Paso, TX within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of El Paso, TX was a 2.9 Magnitude in 2017.

Risk Level:
Moderate
Total Number of Earthquakes in El Paso since 1931 within 30 miles
2
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
15.90%

Earthquake Probability for El Paso, TX

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in El Paso, 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
15.90%
5.1
13.74%
5.2
13.74%
5.2
11.90%
5.3
10.33%
5.4
9.02%
5.5
7.90%
5.6
6.97%
5.7
6.18%
5.8
5.53%
5.9
4.97%
6.0
4.51%
6.1
4.04%
6.2
3.65%
6.3
3.31%
6.4
3.01%
6.5
2.72%
6.6
1.99%
6.7
1.57%
6.8
0.91%
6.9
0.48%
7.0
0.18%
7.1
0.08%
7.2
0.03%
7.3
0.01%
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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