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96040 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 96040 Zip Code is much lower than California average and is about the same as the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 96040 Zip Code is lower than California average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #2470

96040 Zip Code
1.85
California
21.80
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, #9

96040 Zip Code
0.3088
California
0.0068
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, #2560

96040 Zip Code
0.15
California
18.56
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 72 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 96040 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:6Hail:11Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:4Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:11Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:38 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 9 volcanoes are found in or near 96040 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
8.5Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
9.8Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
11.3Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
11.8Big CaveUS-California, United States40.955-121.3651259Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
21.1Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
26.5Brushy ButteUS-California, United States41.178-121.4431174Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
33.8Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
54.7Medicine LakeUS-California, United States41.58-121.572412Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
58.7ShastaUS-California, United States41.42-122.24317StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1700-1799

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 24 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 96040 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
30.41940-02-086N/A40.4-121.7
23.81950-03-205.5N/A40.45-121.47
22.71974-01-064.5541.12-121.49
37.61982-06-214.31141.2-121.92
49.81978-08-134.3241.43-121.89
18.01969-03-284.2N/A41.04-121.55
20.51950-11-144.1N/A40.5-121.5
13.31970-06-134340.92-121.63
21.91950-11-144N/A40.48-121.5
18.61969-03-283.8N/A41.05-121.55
37.71950-01-163.8N/A40.25-121.38
37.91977-10-043.8540.26-121.27
39.11960-06-283.8N/A40.32-121.03
6.81965-12-203.7N/A40.7-121.4
39.01970-04-233.71040.23-121.38
40.31977-01-133.7241.02-122.15
46.91977-05-313.71540.88-122.33
30.31971-12-133.6240.36-121.53
46.01970-12-093.6240.13-121.35
14.31941-11-063.51640.83-121.17
32.01950-02-093.5N/A40.8-122.05
36.61958-01-253.5N/A40.37-121.02
41.71976-09-013.5540.64-122.21
47.01963-07-083.5N/A40.2-121

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near 96040 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 96040 Zip Code.


* 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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