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02837 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 02837 Zip Code is higher than Rhode Island average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 02837 Zip Code is lower than Rhode Island average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #6

02837 Zip Code
1.58
Rhode Island
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

02837 Zip Code
0.0000
Rhode Island
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, #80

02837 Zip Code
25.65
Rhode Island
49.34
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 1,737 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 02837 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:5Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:258Hail:293Heat:6Heavy Snow:54
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:1Landslide:0Strong Wind:240
Thunderstorm Winds:470Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:21Winter Weather:0
Other:387 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 02837 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 02837 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 02837 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 02837 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
14.91970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
23.61986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
33.91967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
34.41951-12-18241°22'N / 70°32'W000K0Dukes
36.81953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
39.61953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
44.71956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
48.51953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester


* 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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