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02762 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 02762 Zip Code is lower than Massachusetts average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 02762 Zip Code is about the same as Massachusetts average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #405

02762 Zip Code
0.32
Massachusetts
0.70
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

02762 Zip Code
0.0000
Massachusetts
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #394

02762 Zip Code
87.15
Massachusetts
87.60
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 2,899 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 02762 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:365Hail:567Heat:8Heavy Snow:67
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:136
Thunderstorm Winds:1,171Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:0
Other:548 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 02762 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near 02762 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
43.41963-10-164.52042.5-70.8

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 25 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 02762 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.41953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
6.71953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
13.71956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
16.21986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
17.01953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
22.61967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
29.91963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
30.91966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
31.31962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
32.61956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
32.61963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester
33.71958-07-11242°30'N / 71°18'W1.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Middlesex
36.31970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
36.41953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester
38.91970-10-03342°33'N / 71°32'W42°34'N / 71°31'W10250K0Middlesex
39.61970-10-03342°20'N / 72°10'W42°33'N / 71°32'W35.40 Miles60 Yards00250K0Worcester
39.81958-08-25242°32'N / 71°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Middlesex
41.41979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
41.61974-09-29342°36'N / 71°14'W42°37'N / 71°12'W01250K0Middlesex
41.71957-07-05242°32'N / 71°45'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Worcester
42.91972-07-21242°41'N / 71°25'W42°35'N / 71°20'W7.60 Miles37 Yards042.5M0Middlesex
47.41965-08-28242°42'N / 71°20'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Middlesex
47.61963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester
47.81981-06-22342°30'N / 72°02'W42°33'N / 71°54'W7.10 Miles167 Yards0325K0Worcester
48.01951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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