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The chance of earthquake damage in 67349 Zip Code is about the same as Kansas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 67349 Zip Code is lower than Kansas average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #727

67349 Zip Code
0.00
Kansas
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

67349 Zip Code
0.0000
Kansas
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, #578

67349 Zip Code
195.81
Kansas
252.53
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 3,903 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 67349 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:6Cold:5Dense Fog:1Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:292Hail:2,007Heat:10Heavy Snow:25
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:6Landslide:0Strong Wind:28
Thunderstorm Winds:1,432Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:12
Other:52 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 67349 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 67349 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 67349 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 65 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 67349 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.01991-04-26337°28'N / 96°25'W37°37'N / 96°16'W12.00 Miles200 Yards12250K0Elk
5.41965-06-03237°22'N / 96°18'W37°39'N / 96°06'W22.40 Miles87 Yards000K0Elk
6.01956-04-02437°28'N / 96°16'W37°36'N / 96°08'W11.50 Miles880 Yards000K0Elk
6.01959-06-18237°32'N / 96°12'W2.50 Miles100 Yards003K0Elk
6.81960-11-27237°19'N / 96°28'W37°30'N / 96°15'W17.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Elk
8.51956-04-02437°18'N / 96°28'W37°28'N / 96°16'W15.80 Miles880 Yards162.5M0Elk
9.41991-04-26337°37'N / 96°16'W37°38'N / 96°14'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Greenwood
16.21972-04-19237°36'N / 96°02'W20.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Greenwood
16.61964-11-15237°39'N / 96°04'W0.80 Mile400 Yards0025K0Greenwood
17.41982-03-15237°40'N / 96°04'W1.00 Mile300 Yards002.5M0Greenwood
18.81956-04-02437°15'N / 96°32'W37°18'N / 96°28'W5.10 Miles880 Yards0025K0Chautauqua
19.21956-04-02437°36'N / 96°08'W37°47'N / 95°58'W15.50 Miles880 Yards05250K0Greenwood
23.01980-10-15337°20'N / 96°45'W37°31'N / 96°40'W13.30 Miles150 Yards042.5M0Cowley
23.71991-03-26337°15'N / 96°45'W37°23'N / 96°35'W15.00 Miles200 Yards062.5M0Cowley
26.11991-04-26337°45'N / 96°05'W37°51'N / 95°57'W10.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Greenwood
26.61973-06-04237°42'N / 95°57'W37°44'N / 95°51'W5.90 Miles300 Yards00250K0Greenwood
27.71956-04-02437°47'N / 95°58'W37°48'N / 95°57'W1.30 Miles880 Yards0525K0Woodson
31.21974-05-30238°04'N / 96°29'W37°49'N / 96°17'W20.40 Miles167 Yards010K0Greenwood
31.32006-03-30237°08'N / 95°55'W37°21'N / 95°44'W16.00 Miles125 Yards011.0M0KMontgomery
 Brief Description: The tornado produced F2 damage 4 miles north of Wayside, and again 2 miles southwest of Sycamore. Several homes and mobile homes were damaged or destroyed along its 16 mile path. The most concentrated damage occurred roughly 2 to 3 miles southwest of Sycamore in the township of Radical, where several homes and mobile homes sustained damage, some of which was major. Additionally, numerous trailers were overturned at Elk City Lake, along with damage at Elk City Lake State Park. Unfortunately, one man was seriously injured (direct) 3 miles southwest of Sycamore, when his home was hit by the tornado. Average path width ranged from 75 to 125 yards.
31.81955-05-25537°27'N / 97°00'W37°27'N / 96°45'W13.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Cowley
32.91956-04-02437°00'N / 96°49'W37°15'N / 96°32'W23.20 Miles880 Yards162.5M0Cowley
33.31957-05-16237°14'N / 95°59'W37°35'N / 95°25'W39.30 Miles200 Yards00250K0Chautauqua
34.01973-03-13237°00'N / 96°58'W37°27'N / 96°40'W35.10 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Cowley
34.11991-04-26337°51'N / 95°57'W37°57'N / 95°56'W5.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Woodson
35.51981-05-17236°59'N / 96°14'W000K0Osage
35.61956-04-02437°48'N / 95°57'W38°02'N / 95°54'W16.30 Miles880 Yards000K0Woodson
36.11961-03-26238°01'N / 96°18'W2.00 Miles440 Yards01250K0Greenwood
36.11960-04-16237°48'N / 96°50'W010K0Butler
37.51960-10-29237°49'N / 96°51'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0125K0Butler
37.91954-05-01237°13'N / 95°40'W37°18'N / 95°41'W5.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Montgomery
38.31986-04-07238°03'N / 96°05'W37°57'N / 95°56'W8.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Greenwood
38.71986-04-07237°57'N / 95°56'W37°53'N / 95°44'W14.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Woodson
39.41987-07-05237°31'N / 97°01'W0.20 Mile50 Yards00250K0Butler
40.71991-04-26237°56'N / 96°43'W38°06'N / 96°34'W15.00 Miles100 Yards04250K0Butler
41.51974-05-30238°05'N / 96°30'W38°04'N / 96°29'W000K0Butler
41.51982-03-15337°01'N / 95°51'W37°04'N / 95°45'W6.00 Miles300 Yards112.5M0Montgomery
41.72003-05-08337°48'N / 95°57'W38°00'N / 95°31'W22.00 Miles350 Yards032.5M261KWoodson
 Brief Description: Damage summary: Toronto: Outbuildings destroyed. 1N Toronto: Trees & limbs downed. 1W Batesville: Large trees uprooted and sheared off, sheet metal in trees, old wood shed destroyed. 1N Batesville: Oil tank 12-15 feet high toppled (leaked profusely), power pole blown over. 2NE Batesville: House destroyed, 2 vehicles heavily damaged, pair of 2-3 foot diameter trees stripped 4 feet off ground. 3-4NE Batesville: Cattle barn & garage destroyed, windows blown out of house, large pick-up truck rolled onto side. 1N Yates Center: House & barn destroyed on Highway 75, horse trailer flipped over, large trees uprooted or snapped off at bases, broke or toppled 70 grave markers at the cemetery. 1NW Yates Center: Two-story house and 3 barns destroyed, trees completely shreaded. Yates Center: Five homes destroyed and 30 damaged. Two of the three injuries occurred at one residence with both requiring transport to a hospital. Forty-five miles of fence damaged. Stored hay contaminated by embedding of wiring and nails. Estimated crop losses: Corn: 300 acres. Wheat: 100 acres. Pasture: 1312 acres. Hay: 655 acres. Of the estimated $2.5 million damage, $1.506 million inflicted upon farming facilities. Farming facility damage breakdown: Dwellings and Service Buildings: $900,000; Structures: $6,000; Machinery & equipment: $600,000. USDA Flash Situation Report contributed greatly to this narrative. This tornado would cross just barely into extreme Northwest Allen County.
42.01955-05-25537°23'N / 97°07'W37°27'N / 97°00'W7.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Cowley
42.01973-05-26336°58'N / 95°55'W0.30 Mile100 Yards033K0Washington
42.11991-04-26437°04'N / 97°09'W37°21'N / 96°48'W25.00 Miles500 Yards1025.0M0Cowley
42.21958-06-10437°51'N / 97°01'W37°50'N / 96°51'W9.00 Miles300 Yards1552.5M0Butler
42.71960-04-16237°36'N / 97°08'W37°40'N / 96°59'W9.30 Miles33 Yards013K0Butler
43.01982-03-15237°47'N / 95°51'W37°58'N / 95°30'W24.00 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Woodson
43.11954-04-26238°04'N / 95°59'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Lyon
43.21968-06-10238°06'N / 96°06'W1.50 Miles50 Yards03250K0Greenwood
43.31991-04-26237°16'N / 95°33'W37°22'N / 95°32'W6.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Montgomery
44.21991-04-26537°42'N / 97°09'W37°54'N / 96°52'W22.00 Miles700 Yards13150250.0M0Butler
44.31974-05-30238°08'N / 96°34'W38°05'N / 96°30'W4.70 Miles167 Yards002.5M0Chase
44.51960-11-27237°25'N / 97°15'W37°40'N / 96°58'W23.20 Miles77 Yards02250K0Sumner
44.51965-03-16437°07'N / 97°10'W37°15'N / 96°51'W19.70 Miles300 Yards03250K0Cowley
45.11963-05-25237°34'N / 97°07'W020K0Butler
45.31956-04-02438°02'N / 95°54'W38°06'N / 95°53'W4.50 Miles880 Yards0525K0Coffey
45.81991-04-26238°06'N / 96°34'W38°10'N / 96°29'W6.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Chase
45.91981-05-23236°56'N / 95°53'W36°57'N / 95°47'W5.70 Miles100 Yards000K0Washington
46.01979-03-18336°54'N / 95°56'W36°55'N / 95°52'W3.80 Miles30 Yards0025K0Washington
46.31980-04-07236°52'N / 96°00'W1.50 Miles440 Yards01250K0Osage
46.41991-04-26236°53'N / 95°56'W36°56'N / 95°50'W6.00 Miles100 Yards110250K0Washington
46.61955-05-25537°21'N / 97°09'W37°23'N / 97°07'W2.30 Miles1320 Yards75270250K0Cowley
46.82003-04-19236°51'N / 96°00'W36°56'N / 95°49'W12.00 Miles440 Yards031.7M0Washington
 Brief Description: A tornado entered Washington county 5 miles northwest of Dewey and passed between Dewey and Copan before entering Nowata county 1 mile north of Wann or 6.8 miles east northeast of Copan. The tornado produced F2 damage and a half mile wide damage path at its peak. 41 homes, two businesses and 40 barns and sheds were damaged. 16 of the homes were severely damaged including two mobile homes which were completely destroyed. Three people were treated at an emergency room of a hospital in Bartlesville due to injuries received during the tornado. Two of those people were inhabitants of one of the moble homes that was destroyed.
47.41979-03-18336°55'N / 95°52'W36°55'N / 95°48'W4.10 Miles30 Yards0025K0Nowata
48.11958-06-12238°11'N / 96°10'W000K0Lyon
48.21958-06-11237°43'N / 97°08'W040K0Butler
49.11981-05-23236°57'N / 95°47'W36°59'N / 95°37'W9.50 Miles33 Yards030K0Nowata
49.71973-05-11237°36'N / 95°24'W00250K0Neosho
50.02004-06-12337°28'N / 97°14'W37°26'N / 97°11'W4.00 Miles75 Yards02500K75KSumner
 Brief Description: The tornado started moving NE before becoming influenced by the outflow of the storm and darted back to the SE. The tornado ripped the roof off one home and blew out two walls and a roof of another. However, the tornado took dead aim on one home about 3.5 miles SE of Mulvane and completely removed it from it's foundation. Two inhabitants were under the staircase in the basement and escaped with only minor injuries.


* 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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