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The chance of earthquake damage in 36436 Zip Code is about the same as Alabama average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 36436 Zip Code is much lower than Alabama average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #406

36436 Zip Code
0.04
Alabama
0.08
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

36436 Zip Code
0.0000
Alabama
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, #818

36436 Zip Code
89.95
Alabama
255.80
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 1,412 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 36436 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:33Dense Fog:0Drought:42
Dust Storm:0Flood:103Hail:413Heat:48Heavy Snow:10
High Surf:0Hurricane:3Ice Storm:4Landslide:0Strong Wind:24
Thunderstorm Winds:656Tropical Storm:5Wildfire:1Winter Storm:13Winter Weather:14
Other:43 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 36436 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 36436 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
47.11977-05-043.6531.98-88.42

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 37 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 36436 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.81963-01-19231°43'N / 87°47'W31°45'N / 87°45'W3.30 Miles33 Yards003K0Clarke
11.21971-03-02331°54'N / 87°49'W31°55'N / 87°44'W4.90 Miles100 Yards00250K0Clarke
12.31960-06-15231°37'N / 87°35'W000K0Clarke
13.31983-05-19231°37'N / 88°01'W31°45'N / 87°40'W22.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Clarke
16.21979-11-25231°37'N / 88°01'W32°00'N / 87°50'W28.60 Miles300 Yards02250K0Clarke
18.01956-07-08231°37'N / 87°54'W31°26'N / 87°25'W31.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Clarke
18.81996-03-18231°32'N / 87°27'W31°44'N / 87°19'W11.00 Miles200 Yards05150K0Monroe
 Brief Description: THE SAME STORM SYSTEM THAT DROPPED A COUPLE OF TORNADOES IN CLARKE COUNTY MOVED INTO MONROE COUNTY AND DROPPED A TORNADO FOUR MILES EAST OF CLAIBORNE LAKE, JUST WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 17. THE TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST AND MOVED THROUGH FRANKLIN ALONG STATE HWY 41. THE TORNADO THEN MOVED BACK INTO THE CLOUD JUST WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 56, SIX MILES SOUTH OF VREDENBURGH. THE TORNADO SKIPPED ALONG THE GROUND FOR ABOUT ELEVEN MILES. THREE MOBILE HOMES AND A HOUSE WERE DESTROYED NEAR FRANKLIN. FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED, BUT NONE SERIOUSLY. TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG THE TRACK OF THE TORNADO. SHEDS AND BARNS ALONG THE TRACK OF THE TORNADO ALSO SUFFERED DAMAGE. TREES FALLING ON HOMES ALSO CAUSED SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE WHEN SHINGLES WERE BLOWN OFF.
22.81978-04-18331°32'N / 87°27'W31°35'N / 87°17'W10.50 Miles220 Yards0302.5M0Monroe
23.51984-03-24331°31'N / 87°56'W31°32'N / 87°53'W4.00 Miles60 Yards002.5M0Jackson
24.01953-01-23331°32'N / 88°00'W31°34'N / 87°54'W6.50 Miles300 Yards0125K0Clarke
25.11983-11-23231°58'N / 87°18'W31°59'N / 87°16'W4.00 Miles77 Yards02250K0Wilcox
25.81960-03-29231°36'N / 87°18'W31°38'N / 87°13'W5.70 Miles50 Yards0025K0Monroe
28.41967-12-02231°26'N / 87°24'W1.00 Mile300 Yards00250K0Monroe
28.62004-11-24232°10'N / 87°44'W32°14'N / 87°34'W11.90 Miles200 Yards02135K0Marengo
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down just north of the Shiloh Community on CR 73. Three mobile homes received extensive damage and two homes suffered moderate damage. The tornado moved northeast and damaged a carport and mobile home near Thomaston. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down or snapped off along the entire path of the tornado. Two people suffered minor injuries. The tornado damage path was 11.9 miles long and 200 yards wide at its widest point. Begin: 32 09.23/87 44.23 End: 32 14.79/87 33.97
28.71957-06-28231°25'N / 87°24'W31°32'N / 87°15'W12.10 Miles100 Yards04250K0Monroe
30.01984-03-24231°31'N / 88°03'W2.00 Miles80 Yards00250K0Washington
30.01972-03-02231°26'N / 88°03'W31°32'N / 87°59'W8.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Washington
30.22007-03-01432°07'N / 87°24'W32°10'N / 87°18'W6.00 Miles500 Yards122.0M0KWilcox
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A significant tornado first touched down around 1227 pm at State Highway 28 near Miller's Ferry dam. The tornado then tracked northeast across William Bill Dannelly Reservoir moving ashore on Sand Island Drive. This is where most of the severe damage occurred with numerous homes damaged or destroyed. One resident had arrived at his home on the lake to eat lunch when the tornado hit and he was killed when his newer model manufactured home was destroyed. The straps holding the home down all snapped in the same place. He was thrown out of his home and later found in the debris. Neighbors next door had sought shelter in an underground storm shelter outside their house seconds before the tornado hit. When they safely emerged from the shelter, they found their home destroyed. Most of the homes on Sand Island are vacation homes with part-time residents. If the tornado had struck on the weekend when more people are present, the loss of life would likely have been greater. Around 40 homes(four of these were slab homes)were damaged or destroyed along Sand Island Drive with some of the debris scattered up to two miles downstream. The tornado continued quickly to the northeast through sparsely populated areas. Damage did occur to homes and hunting camps along this path. However, the damage here was only rated as EF-0 and EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The tornado crossed into Dallas County. In all, one person died and two people were slightly injured by the tornado. The injuries occurred along Sand Island Drive when a single wide trailer was destroyed with the occupants being thrown from the trailer. They were protected from flying debris by part of the trailer that had fallen on top of them. The highest wind speed of the tornado was estimated at 185 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Isolated thunderstorms developed ahead of a strong spring cold front. One of these thunderstorms produced a significant tornado in Wilcox County.
31.21971-04-23431°30'N / 87°18'W31°46'N / 87°00'W25.40 Miles300 Yards0025K0Monroe
34.31988-11-04231°38'N / 88°19'W31°32'N / 88°03'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Washington
34.41971-12-20331°18'N / 87°31'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01250K0Monroe
34.41957-06-28231°55'N / 87°05'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Wilcox
36.41972-01-04232°18'N / 87°47'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Marengo
39.81972-04-22232°06'N / 87°08'W32°10'N / 87°05'W5.70 Miles200 Yards0025K0Dallas
40.31958-02-26231°47'N / 88°27'W32°00'N / 88°12'W20.90 Miles67 Yards00250K0Choctaw
40.71974-11-05231°13'N / 87°28'W003K0Escambia
41.51984-10-15231°18'N / 87°14'W31°20'N / 87°11'W3.50 Miles400 Yards00250K0Conecuh
41.61970-03-03231°28'N / 88°15'W0025K0Washington
41.71985-09-23231°25'N / 87°00'W31°40'N / 87°00'W15.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Conecuh
42.21968-11-17231°58'N / 88°22'W32°06'N / 88°15'W11.50 Miles33 Yards0225K0Choctaw
43.01971-09-16231°22'N / 88°15'W31°24'N / 88°10'W5.70 Miles200 Yards0025K0Washington
44.41976-03-12232°23'N / 87°53'W32°28'N / 87°35'W18.40 Miles200 Yards01250K0Marengo
45.01956-12-23231°25'N / 87°21'W32°08'N / 86°25'W73.90 Miles100 Yards000K0Monroe
46.01985-09-23231°18'N / 87°06'W31°25'N / 87°00'W7.00 Miles100 Yards04250K0Conecuh
46.01967-03-06232°26'N / 87°32'W32°27'N / 87°30'W2.30 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Perry
47.01964-12-24231°48'N / 86°53'W31°50'N / 86°49'W4.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Butler
48.11957-06-28231°25'N / 87°03'W31°29'N / 86°49'W14.50 Miles133 Yards0025K0Conecuh


* 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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