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12973 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 12973 Zip Code is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 12973 Zip Code is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #746

12973 Zip Code
0.31
New York
0.58
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

12973 Zip Code
0.0000
New York
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, #2112

12973 Zip Code
7.05
New York
49.25
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 428 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 12973 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:71Hail:51Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:270Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:35 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 12973 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 7 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 12973 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
32.81944-09-055.6N/A44.75-74.75
33.51944-09-055.6N/A44.75-74.8
29.21983-10-075.31343.94-74.26
28.61983-10-074.1843.95-74.26
27.21971-05-233.9343.9-74.5
27.21971-07-103.7143.9-74.5
27.21971-06-213.6143.9-74.5

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 12973 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
27.21954-09-19244°40'N / 74°43'W44°41'N / 74°40'W0025K0St. Lawrence
31.81952-05-06244°20'N / 74°00'W44°23'N / 73°55'W4.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Essex
36.41973-08-28243°48'N / 74°23'W43°46'N / 74°23'W2.30 Miles150 Yards000K0Hamilton


* 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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