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02872 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 02872 Zip Code is about the same as Rhode Island average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 02872 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, #26

02872 Zip Code
0.86
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

02872 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, #68

02872 Zip Code
29.19
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 1,969 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 02872 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:290Hail:382Heat:9Heavy Snow:67
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:142
Thunderstorm Winds:647Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:0
Other:394 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 02872 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 02872 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 02872 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 9 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 02872 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
14.81986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
21.81970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
31.71953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
33.11953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
33.51967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
40.11956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
40.21953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
43.81951-12-18241°22'N / 70°32'W000K0Dukes
47.31962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester


* 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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