Earthquake Information for Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma, WA has a very high earthquake risk, with a total of 752 earthquakes since 1931. The USGS database shows that there is a 89.23% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Tacoma, WA within the next 50 years. The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Tacoma, WA was a 6.8 Magnitude in 2001.

Risk Level:
Very High
Total Number of Earthquakes in Tacoma since 1931 within 30 miles
752
Probability of A 5.0 Earthquake within next 50 years
89.23%

Earthquake Probability for Tacoma, WA

View the probability of a major earthquake within the next 50 years in Tacoma, WA.

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
89.23%
5.1
85.82%
5.2
85.82%
5.2
82.00%
5.3
77.87%
5.4
73.52%
5.5
69.04%
5.6
64.51%
5.7
60.02%
5.8
55.61%
5.9
51.34%
6.0
47.25%
6.1
42.64%
6.2
38.23%
6.3
34.03%
6.4
30.06%
6.5
26.24%
6.6
21.99%
6.7
17.95%
6.8
14.08%
6.9
10.41%
7.0
6.75%
7.1
3.52%
7.2
0.42%
7.3
0.07%
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%
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