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Bard, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Bard is much lower than California average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Bard is about the same as 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, #1605

Bard, CA
2.12
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, #662

Bard, CA
0.0043
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, #1041

Bard, CA
9.19
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 190 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bard, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:2Drought:0
Dust Storm:10Flood:14Hail:17Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:10
Thunderstorm Winds:112Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:21 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Bard, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
50.6Prieto, CerroMexico, Mexico32.418-115.305223Lava domeHoloceneUnknown
93.5PinacateMexico, Mexico31.772-113.4981200Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 15 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Bard, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
46.31979-10-1571232.63-115.33
46.41980-06-096.1532.22-114.98
49.11978-03-115532.26-115.12
48.71978-03-124.9532.26-115.11
42.51977-01-174.62532.47-115.18
47.91979-12-214.6532.78-115.38
49.71975-06-204.3N/A32.76-115.41
47.11978-03-164.2532.3-115.12
39.31936-04-0841632.9-115.22
39.31936-04-0741632.9-115.22
39.31936-04-1841632.9-115.22
46.11984-09-303.6632.5-115.27
39.31936-04-073.51632.9-115.22
42.01978-03-103.5532.33-115.03
45.71932-10-083.51632.67-115.33

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Bard, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
29.51959-08-17232°36'N / 114°06'W01250K0Yuma


* 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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