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The chance of earthquake damage in 57236 Zip Code is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 57236 Zip Code is about the same as South Dakota average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #292

57236 Zip Code
0.01
South Dakota
0.05
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

57236 Zip Code
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #161

57236 Zip Code
113.54
South Dakota
114.73
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 2,025 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 57236 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:35Cold:9Dense Fog:1Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:141Hail:1,064Heat:3Heavy Snow:26
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:38
Thunderstorm Winds:623Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:45Winter Weather:0
Other:33 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 57236 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 57236 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 57236 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 35 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 57236 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.21964-06-08244°58'N / 97°33'W000K0Clark
7.81964-06-08245°05'N / 97°40'W0.50 Mile33 Yards000K0Clark
8.91984-05-12344°53'N / 97°44'W44°50'N / 97°30'W14.00 Miles1320 Yards002.5M0Clark
14.21964-06-08244°47'N / 97°32'W000K0Clark
14.71963-07-26244°57'N / 97°53'W1.00 Mile1000 Yards0025K0Clark
15.61984-05-12344°50'N / 97°30'W44°48'N / 97°15'W13.00 Miles1320 Yards002.5M0Codington
17.31961-06-21344°59'N / 97°59'W44°33'N / 97°32'W37.10 Miles33 Yards17250K0Clark
18.51962-08-06245°03'N / 97°13'W00250K0Codington
21.01962-07-07244°42'N / 97°33'W44°40'N / 97°32'W0025K0Clark
21.31983-07-18344°54'N / 97°10'W0.50 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Codington
22.01953-05-29244°39'N / 97°37'W44°41'N / 97°34'W1.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Clark
24.51979-06-19244°54'N / 97°06'W002.5M0Codington
24.71959-07-07245°03'N / 98°05'W0025K0Spink
27.61981-07-22244°47'N / 97°06'W00250K0Hamlin
28.91964-07-23244°51'N / 98°13'W44°55'N / 98°06'W6.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Spink
30.41961-06-21345°28'N / 98°14'W44°59'N / 97°59'W35.40 Miles33 Yards003K0Brown
32.21986-07-18244°34'N / 97°27'W44°35'N / 97°06'W14.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Hamlin
34.21955-06-28245°18'N / 98°10'W45°20'N / 98°03'W5.40 Miles50 Yards0025K0Brown
34.71965-05-20244°27'N / 97°54'W44°35'N / 97°47'W10.40 Miles150 Yards003K0Beadle
36.51996-07-17245°29'N / 97°51'W45°30'N / 97°45'W5.00 Miles150 Yards00200K0Day
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down one mile southwest of Pierpont and traveled east northeast. Two miles east of Pierpont the tornado took out the west wall and the roof of a farmhouse, destroyed a machine shop, a garage, and six grain bins. A truck had its windshield crushed and its side was dented by debris. The tornado also brought down some power lines and several trees in its path.
38.82003-06-24244°25'N / 97°39'W44°26'N / 97°37'W2.20 Miles200 Yards00200K0Kingsbury
 Brief Description: A tornado caused heavy damage to farm buildings including homes.
39.52003-06-24244°26'N / 97°54'W44°29'N / 97°54'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0000Beadle
 Brief Description: A tornado destroyed or heavily damaged farm structures.
40.21969-06-25345°27'N / 98°05'W1.50 Miles133 Yards06250K0Brown
41.81953-06-15245°30'N / 97°59'W45°35'N / 97°52'W7.60 Miles33 Yards003K0Day
42.51961-06-28245°36'N / 97°38'W1.00 Mile33 Yards00250K0Marshall
43.31962-07-07244°24'N / 97°54'W0.20 Mile33 Yards003K0Beadle
44.52003-06-24444°17'N / 97°46'W44°25'N / 97°43'W10.00 Miles1000 Yards043.0M0Kingsbury
 Brief Description: A tornado destroyed or heavily damaged all buildings, other structures, and vehicles in the small town of Manchester. Propane and fuel oil tanks were destroyed. Many homes were stripped to the foundation. Of the six residents of the town, four were injured and were transported to hospitals. Three were deemed to be seriously injured, but non of the injuries were life threatening. One of the injured was in a basement, one was blown out of the home on the way to the same basement, and two were in a mobile home which was destroyed. The tornado damaged crops, trees, and power lines south of Manchester prior to reaching the town. The tornado also heavily damaged several farms north of Manchester, including two farms on which several buildings including the homes were destroyed. One of the farms was a "Centennial Farm". About 12 cattle were killed and others injured. The amount of crop damage was not known. During its path, the tornado was observed to have multiple vortices. The tornado was observed and video taped by numerous storm chasers and researchers. Researchers also deployed weather sensors around the town of Manchester. One of these sensors recorded a 100 millibar pressure drop as the tornado passed.
44.71956-06-21245°10'N / 98°28'W000K0Spink
44.91972-07-19244°22'N / 97°52'W0.30 Mile150 Yards0025K0Beadle
45.11951-07-08245°22'N / 96°50'W010K0Roberts
45.61971-06-19244°34'N / 96°52'W003K0Deuel
46.72003-06-24344°22'N / 98°02'W44°24'N / 98°00'W3.50 Miles300 Yards001.5M0Beadle
 Brief Description: A tornado destroyed farm buildings and numerous trees, resulting in F3 damage southwest of Cavour. Homes and businesses within the town of Cavour were severely damaged (F2). Winds of 120 mph were measured by an anemometer on top of a grain elevator in Cavour.
48.11978-06-15245°28'N / 98°18'W015250K0Brown
48.11973-07-01345°15'N / 98°30'W0.30 Mile30 Yards1325K0Brown
49.01992-06-16344°21'N / 97°10'W44°21'N / 97°07'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Kingsbury


* 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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