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Anton, CO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Anton is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Anton is about the same as Colorado average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #427

Anton, CO
0.08
Colorado
1.32
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, #187

Anton, CO
0.0000
Colorado
0.0009
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, #228

Anton, CO
109.81
Colorado
117.98
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 1,962 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Anton, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:64Hail:1,499Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:360Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:35 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Anton, CO.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Anton, CO.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Anton, CO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Anton, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
16.01960-05-18239°48'N / 102°50'W000K0Washington
16.81996-05-30339°55'N / 103°11'W39°55'N / 103°11'W0.50 Mile1320 Yards00300K0Washington
 Brief Description: A large tornado estimated to be 1/2 mile wide in diameter caused approximately $300,000 damage to a farmstead near Elba as it destroyed several grain silos, storage sheds and vehicles. Only the home on the farm was spared.
24.21982-05-19239°45'N / 102°41'W39°46'N / 102°37'W3.50 Miles200 Yards000K0Yuma
26.01977-03-18239°31'N / 103°32'W1.50 Miles67 Yards000K0Lincoln
27.71982-05-29240°02'N / 103°21'W1.50 Miles100 Yards000K0Washington
29.71952-05-08239°29'N / 102°36'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0125K0Kit Carson
30.11977-03-18239°31'N / 103°37'W1.50 Miles67 Yards000K0Lincoln
30.81999-05-31339°21'N / 103°35'W39°22'N / 103°24'W7.00 Miles200 Yards004.0M0Lincoln
 Brief Description: Two tornadoes touched down causing extensive damage north of Genoa. The first tornado, an F2, caused minor damage to a home, but substantial damage to trees in the area. The second tornado, an F3, destroyed 2 mobile homes and several grain bins. It also caused moderate damage to 2 framed houses. At one farm, several dogs that were boarded in kennels were killed. Several trees and dozens of power poles were also snapped, and a pickup truck was tossed over a quonset hut. Damage was estimated to be $3-4 million.
33.01999-05-31239°19'N / 103°32'W39°19'N / 103°27'W7.00 Miles100 Yards0000Lincoln
 Brief Description: Two tornadoes touched down causing extensive damage north of Genoa. The first tornado, an F2, caused minor damage to a home, but substantial damage to trees in the area. The second tornado, an F3, destroyed 2 mobile homes and several grain bins. It also caused moderate damage to 2 framed houses. At one farm, several dogs that were boarded in kennels were killed. Several trees and dozens of power poles were also snapped, and a pickup truck was tossed over a quonset hut. Damage was estimated to be $3-4 million.
34.61952-06-26240°00'N / 103°36'W7.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Washington
35.01988-05-30239°18'N / 102°40'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Kit Carson
36.31982-05-29239°28'N / 103°43'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Lincoln
36.81990-06-14240°03'N / 103°37'W40°08'N / 103°28'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Morgan
36.81958-07-20240°13'N / 103°04'W003K0Washington
37.41958-06-15240°08'N / 102°42'W003K0Yuma
37.91975-05-10340°15'N / 103°22'W40°10'N / 103°15'W8.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Washington
38.71972-06-21239°55'N / 102°30'W39°42'N / 102°16'W19.30 Miles33 Yards0325K0Yuma
39.61975-05-27239°37'N / 102°25'W39°46'N / 102°17'W12.60 Miles200 Yards003K0Yuma
42.51988-05-19239°58'N / 102°23'W1.50 Miles73 Yards00250K0Yuma
44.91990-06-06339°10'N / 103°42'W39°17'N / 103°41'W7.00 Miles500 Yards01425.0M0Lincoln
47.71985-07-31240°14'N / 102°33'W0.50 Mile40 Yards02250K0Yuma
50.01957-04-22239°18'N / 102°18'W0.30 Mile33 Yards000K0Kit Carson


* 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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