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The chance of earthquake damage in 68414 Zip Code is about the same as Nebraska average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 68414 Zip Code is about the same as Nebraska average and is higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #166

68414 Zip Code

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

68414 Zip Code

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, #354

68414 Zip Code

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 3,355 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 68414 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:16Cold:45Dense Fog:0Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:301Hail:1,565Heat:19Heavy Snow:15
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:19Landslide:0Strong Wind:50
Thunderstorm Winds:1,116Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:104Winter Weather:16

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 68414 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 68414 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 68414 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 75 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 68414 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.41950-05-08240°23'N / 95°48'W40°17'N / 95°41'W8.80 Miles467 Yards0125K0Nemaha
9.11956-04-02240°22'N / 95°50'W40°24'N / 95°47'W2.30 Miles100 Yards003K0Nemaha
10.21968-04-16240°23'N / 95°50'W1.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Nemaha
12.61963-04-28340°23'N / 95°53'W40°27'N / 95°50'W4.90 Miles300 Yards1825K0Nemaha
15.22008-06-05240°04'N / 95°31'W40°12'N / 95°28'W9.00 Miles880 Yards000K0KRichardson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado started approximately 4 miles east of Falls City and traveled north northeast. Soon after the initial touchdown there was damage to the roof of a home and a church. The tornado then produced tree damage before blowing the roof off of a home and destroying several sheds and barns at another farmstead. Other tree, house, outbuilding and power pole damage was observed along its path before it crossed the Missouri River into Holt county Missouri. The damage path reached a half mile wide where high tension power poles were snapped northeast of Falls City. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A warm front and low pressure system over northern Kansas lifted northeast into southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa as an unseasonably strong upper level low pressure system lifted from the Rockies into the northern plains. The front and upper level disturbance caused fast moving thunderstorms, a few severe, to develop during the late morning hours in northeast Nebraska. After a brief lull in the activity through early afternoon, additional thunderstorms developed over eastern Nebraska. The storms developed along 2 lines, one extended north of Columbus while the other stretched from southeast Nebraska into southwest Iowa. Several of the storms turned severe, including one supercell that produced an EF2 tornado in extreme southeast Nebraska. Besides the severe weather, a few of the thunderstorms produced additional areas of heavy rain that fell on saturated soils and caused some already high rivers to flood.
15.71965-07-08240°32'N / 95°42'W003K0Fremont
21.31954-05-31240°23'N / 95°25'W40°26'N / 95°09'W14.20 Miles440 Yards0025K0Atchison
21.61955-04-23240°26'N / 95°18'W40°28'N / 95°18'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Atchison
23.61968-04-16240°11'N / 96°05'W0025K0Pawnee
23.71961-05-07239°58'N / 95°37'W0025K0Brown
24.11954-04-05440°33'N / 95°23'W40°35'N / 95°20'W3.00 Miles900 Yards00250K0Atchison
24.62004-08-26240°39'N / 95°36'W40°40'N / 95°33'W3.00 Miles880 Yards0000Fremont
 Brief Description: A tornado that eventually reached f2 in strength first touched down 2.5 miles southwest of Riverton. The tornado reached it's maximum intensity and maximum damage width of 1/2 mile when it destroyed a home on 270th street. The tornado also caused signifcant damage to another house, several vehicles, other farm outbuildings, crops and trees before lifting 1 mile southeast of Riverton.
24.81983-05-01240°38'N / 95°40'W40°42'N / 95°35'W7.00 Miles20 Yards032.5M0Fremont
26.21968-04-16240°40'N / 95°30'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Fremont
27.71959-05-26240°36'N / 95°38'W40°49'N / 95°45'W15.90 Miles400 Yards0025K0Fremont
28.21954-04-05440°35'N / 95°19'W40°37'N / 95°16'W3.30 Miles700 Yards0225K0Page
28.61979-08-28340°41'N / 95°22'W40°32'N / 95°13'W12.80 Miles533 Yards003K0Page
28.61984-06-07239°49'N / 95°43'W39°59'N / 95°26'W18.00 Miles300 Yards052.5M0Brown
28.61966-05-23240°27'N / 95°13'W40°28'N / 95°06'W5.70 Miles50 Yards0025K0Atchison
28.81982-04-15240°31'N / 96°09'W40°32'N / 96°07'W2.00 Miles70 Yards00250K0Otoe
28.91998-06-13239°54'N / 95°47'W39°54'N / 95°47'W1.00 Mile100 Yards003.5M0Nemaha
 Brief Description: A tornado ripped through downtown Sabetha causing extensive structural damage to buildings in a two block area, as well as downing power lines and several large trees. The tornado's path extended from one-half mile west to one-half mile east of the City Hall building. Eighteen buildings in downtown sustained damage with five buildings including City Hall damaged close to the point of loss. The tornado caused 2 million in damage to City Hall alone as it destroyed half the roof and walls of the building. Away from downtown several homes and vehicles were damaged from fallen trees and limbs on the fringes of the tornado or from strong straight line winds.
29.91959-05-10240°31'N / 95°10'W0.20 Mile17 Yards0025K0Nodaway
30.11982-04-15240°30'N / 96°12'W40°31'N / 96°09'W3.00 Miles70 Yards00250K0Johnson
30.41968-04-16240°43'N / 95°27'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Fremont
30.61975-12-13240°13'N / 96°14'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Pawnee
31.21973-04-19239°53'N / 95°28'W0.20 Mile100 Yards000K0Brown
31.91955-04-23240°38'N / 95°14'W1.50 Miles30 Yards0025K0Page
32.01954-05-31240°26'N / 95°09'W40°27'N / 95°01'W6.80 Miles440 Yards0025K0Morgan
33.21979-08-28340°52'N / 95°40'W40°41'N / 95°22'W19.90 Miles533 Yards2142.5M0Fremont
33.21954-04-05340°36'N / 95°14'W40°40'N / 95°10'W5.20 Miles667 Yards000K0Page
33.61975-06-18240°40'N / 95°14'W0025K0Page
33.71979-03-29440°29'N / 95°09'W40°34'N / 95°02'W8.00 Miles500 Yards040K0Nodaway
33.81964-04-20240°45'N / 95°28'W40°47'N / 95°25'W2.70 Miles300 Yards0025K0Fremont
33.91964-06-22440°42'N / 95°27'W40°46'N / 95°14'W11.90 Miles400 Yards00250K0Fremont
34.01963-04-28239°52'N / 96°15'W40°00'N / 95°55'W19.80 Miles100 Yards000K0Marshall
34.01964-06-22340°45'N / 95°36'W40°50'N / 95°29'W8.00 Miles400 Yards00250K0Fremont
34.01959-05-18339°49'N / 95°37'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Brown
34.71967-06-07240°07'N / 96°56'W40°14'N / 95°40'W67.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Jefferson
36.01957-05-09240°32'N / 96°18'W40°39'N / 96°11'W9.90 Miles120 Yards0025K0Otoe
37.01958-07-03240°14'N / 96°28'W40°18'N / 96°16'W11.20 Miles33 Yards01250K0Pawnee
37.62004-08-26240°40'N / 95°12'W40°39'N / 95°02'W7.00 Miles1200 Yards0000Page
 Brief Description: This tornado first touched down around 2 miles east of Coin and tracked 7 miles before lifting just northwest of Shambaugh. The tornado reached it's maximum intensity of f2 north of College Springs where a farmstead sustained serious damage. The roof of a house at this farmstead was removed and siding was damaged, a hay barn was flattened, grain bins were crushed and the roof of a silo and other nearby outbuildings were destroyed. Other farmsteads received damage to outbuildings and the crop and tree damage path at times widened to 3/4 of a mile.
37.92005-06-04239°46'N / 95°32'W39°47'N / 95°27'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00400K0Brown
 Brief Description: Three farmsteads or businesses sustained damage with a total of 15 buildings damaged or destroyed. Several cars were rolled and a combine was moved a considerable distance. A salvage yard was near one of the houses damaged by the tornado. A hubcap from the salvage yard had become airborne and was impaled in the sheet rock in the living room of the house.
38.11993-05-06239°42'N / 95°44'W39°49'N / 95°42'W8.00 Miles300 Yards00500K50KBrown
 Brief Description: The tornado began near Highway 75 about eight miles south of Fairview and moved northnortheast damaging about half dozen farmsteads before dissipating southeast of Fairview. The tornado was not on the ground continuously along its path. Debris from the tornado was reported in the sky west of Hiawatha.
38.41995-05-08240°27'N / 96°23'W40°31'N / 96°20'W1.50 Miles400 Yards00450K0Nemaha
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down four miles west and one-half mile south of Auburn and did extensive damage to a house, farm, its outbuildings, and power lines along the path of the tornado. A second farmsite was damage three and one-half miles west of Auburn.
38.41964-06-19340°43'N / 95°21'W40°50'N / 95°11'W11.50 Miles350 Yards022.5M0Page
38.61964-09-22240°39'N / 95°14'W40°48'N / 95°07'W11.80 Miles300 Yards00250K0Page
38.71959-05-04239°55'N / 95°49'W39°35'N / 95°38'W24.90 Miles1760 Yards00250K0Jackson
38.71962-05-31239°42'N / 95°36'W39°48'N / 95°36'W6.90 Miles13 Yards000K0Brown
38.81967-06-09240°35'N / 96°23'W40°39'N / 96°11'W11.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Otoe
39.11950-05-05339°39'N / 95°34'W39°51'N / 95°31'W14.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Brown
39.61990-06-13240°52'N / 95°39'W40°53'N / 95°27'W10.50 Miles67 Yards00250K0Fremont
40.21964-04-12440°40'N / 95°14'W40°50'N / 95°06'W13.10 Miles400 Yards1282.5M0Page
40.41964-04-12240°17'N / 94°59'W40°23'N / 94°49'W10.80 Miles80 Yards002.5M0Nodaway
40.41979-08-28340°55'N / 95°46'W40°52'N / 95°40'W5.60 Miles533 Yards003K0Mills
40.41993-05-06239°37'N / 96°08'W39°58'N / 95°55'W23.00 Miles440 Yards005.0M50KNemaha
 Brief Description: The longest track tornado of the day moved southwest to northeast across Nemaha county miraculously producing no deaths or injuries. However significant damage occurred to about 20 different farms or farmsteads and related business, machinery and buildings. The tornado just missed populated areas and remained generally in fields and farm areas. Excessive rain in the days after the storm hampered cleanup. Property damage from the tornado was estimated at $1.1 million. In some areas the tornado was about 1/2 mile wide while in other areas damage was only about 100 yards wide. At times the tornado had multiple vortices.
41.01984-06-12240°52'N / 95°56'W0.50 Mile50 Yards003K0Cass
41.81959-05-18239°44'N / 95°25'W1.00 Mile880 Yards003K0Brown
42.21965-07-01340°43'N / 96°25'W40°39'N / 96°11'W12.80 Miles33 Yards01250K0Otoe
42.71979-03-29440°34'N / 95°02'W40°42'N / 94°55'W10.80 Miles500 Yards0162.5M0Page
43.41984-06-12240°48'N / 96°09'W40°55'N / 95°59'W11.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Cass
43.51964-04-20240°54'N / 95°23'W01250K0Montgomery
43.62001-04-11240°15'N / 96°30'W40°16'N / 96°29'W2.00 Miles50 Yards02400K0Gage
 Brief Description: A tornado caused extensive damage in Virginia with most of the damage occurring along a 4 block long and 1 block wide stretch through the center of town. One house was almost completely destroyed causing minor injuries to 2 people living there. Six other homes and businesses sustained extensive damage, and trees and other debris were scattered all over the community.
43.81952-11-16340°27'N / 95°04'W40°34'N / 94°41'W21.60 Miles600 Yards0225K0Nodaway
43.91991-04-26340°36'N / 96°24'W40°47'N / 96°16'W14.00 Miles350 Yards022.5M0Otoe
44.51991-04-26240°26'N / 96°30'W40°31'N / 96°28'W4.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Gage
45.01954-03-18239°40'N / 95°31'W000K0Brown
45.42006-03-30239°59'N / 94°55'W40°02'N / 94°53'W5.00 Miles800 Yards08800K0Andrew
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down southeast of Fillmore and traveled northeast 5 miles before dissipating around Highway 71 and A Highway. Three homes were nearly or completely destroyed and 8 had minor to moderate damage. Eight persons were injured.
46.21963-04-28239°48'N / 96°19'W39°52'N / 96°15'W5.60 Miles100 Yards000K0Marshall
46.81959-05-18339°44'N / 95°20'W39°39'N / 95°16'W6.50 Miles400 Yards00250K0Doniphan
46.81950-05-05339°37'N / 95°37'W39°39'N / 95°34'W3.30 Miles440 Yards012250K0Jackson
48.21967-06-11339°32'N / 95°27'W39°45'N / 95°20'W16.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Atchison
48.21984-06-07340°44'N / 95°02'W40°50'N / 94°57'W7.00 Miles100 Yards032.5M0Page
49.01953-06-19239°36'N / 95°36'W000K0Jackson
49.11984-04-26339°38'N / 95°13'W39°48'N / 95°05'W15.00 Miles1200 Yards0025.0M0Doniphan
49.21964-06-19340°44'N / 95°03'W40°50'N / 94°53'W10.60 Miles200 Yards01250K0Page

* 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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