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

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

Earthquake Index, #410

Bath, IN
0.03
Indiana
0.12
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

Bath, IN
0.0000
Indiana
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, #478

Bath, IN
243.14
Indiana
265.56
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 4,738 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bath, IN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:37Dense Fog:23Drought:27
Dust Storm:0Flood:761Hail:1,007Heat:33Heavy Snow:61
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:33Landslide:0Strong Wind:123
Thunderstorm Winds:2,428Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:79Winter Weather:36
Other:88 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Bath, IN.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Bath, IN.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 101 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Bath, IN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.21960-06-30239°30'N / 84°54'W003K0Franklin
10.21969-08-09239°25'N / 85°00'W0.70 Mile33 Yards0025K0Franklin
11.81992-11-22239°36'N / 84°59'W39°43'N / 84°50'W11.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Union
15.11955-03-11239°40'N / 85°02'W39°40'N / 85°00'W1.30 Miles847 Yards00250K0Union
15.91992-11-22239°43'N / 84°50'W39°44'N / 84°48'W1.00 Mile200 Yards002.5M0Wayne
15.91956-02-25239°16'N / 84°49'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Hamilton
16.51956-04-03239°44'N / 84°53'W00250K0Wayne
17.01961-04-25439°44'N / 84°54'W39°45'N / 84°48'W5.10 Miles550 Yards032.5M0Wayne
17.61969-05-10339°20'N / 84°46'W39°25'N / 84°20'W23.80 Miles400 Yards092.5M0Butler
17.71990-06-02439°15'N / 84°48'W39°17'N / 84°35'W10.00 Miles1350 Yards01425.0M0Hamilton
18.21990-06-02439°13'N / 84°55'W39°15'N / 84°48'W6.00 Miles880 Yards0212.5M0Dearborn
18.41956-02-25239°20'N / 84°34'W1.00 Mile500 Yards05250K0Butler
18.81990-06-02439°17'N / 84°35'W39°20'N / 84°35'W3.00 Miles1350 Yards0225.0M0Butler
18.91961-04-25439°45'N / 84°48'W39°45'N / 84°37'W9.50 Miles77 Yards002.5M0Preble
18.91954-03-19239°39'N / 85°08'W0025K0Fayette
19.31977-10-01339°15'N / 84°40'W0.70 Mile150 Yards0172.5M0Hamilton
19.71953-06-13239°44'N / 84°38'W0025K0Preble
19.81961-04-25439°40'N / 85°18'W39°44'N / 84°54'W21.60 Miles550 Yards002.5M0Fayette
21.01955-03-11239°40'N / 85°18'W39°40'N / 85°02'W14.10 Miles880 Yards03250K0Fayette
21.21990-06-02239°13'N / 85°04'W39°14'N / 84°59'W2.50 Miles440 Yards00250K0Dearborn
21.31963-03-19239°35'N / 85°14'W39°37'N / 85°12'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Fayette
21.81974-04-03439°21'N / 85°17'W39°28'N / 85°11'W9.50 Miles1200 Yards2100K0Franklin
23.61990-06-02439°20'N / 84°35'W39°20'N / 84°19'W12.00 Miles1350 Yards0025.0M0Butler
24.31990-05-04239°30'N / 84°23'W0.20 Mile150 Yards15250K0Butler
24.41980-04-08239°32'N / 84°23'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0102.5M0Butler
24.61960-09-19339°38'N / 85°16'W0.10 Mile100 Yards00250K0Fayette
24.91974-04-03539°07'N / 84°40'W39°13'N / 84°38'W6.80 Miles533 Yards31900K0Hamilton
26.21992-11-22339°47'N / 84°45'W39°56'N / 84°38'W12.00 Miles500 Yards0025.0M0Preble
26.31986-03-10239°21'N / 84°23'W1.00 Mile200 Yards002.5M0Butler
27.91974-04-03439°11'N / 84°29'W39°18'N / 84°23'W9.40 Miles350 Yards239250K0Hamilton
28.31980-07-09439°35'N / 85°22'W39°31'N / 85°22'W4.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Rush
28.41974-04-03439°18'N / 84°23'W39°26'N / 84°17'W10.40 Miles350 Yards00250K0Warren
28.51967-05-28239°54'N / 84°57'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Wayne
29.41990-06-02439°20'N / 84°19'W39°21'N / 84°20'W2.00 Miles1350 Yards0025.0M0Warren
31.01974-04-03538°59'N / 84°52'W39°07'N / 84°40'W14.00 Miles33 Yards0202.5M0Boone
31.21969-08-09339°13'N / 84°31'W39°10'N / 84°18'W11.90 Miles400 Yards42402.5M0Hamilton
31.71999-04-09439°14'N / 84°22'W39°18'N / 84°17'W8.00 Miles440 Yards46582.0M0Hamilton
 Brief Description: A tornado began with F2 intensity in Blue Ash in the northeast corner of the county. This tornado moved through Montgomery, Symmes Township, and Loveland before entering Warren county. The intensity of the tornado was F2 and F3 at many points along the track, intensifying to a low end F4 while in Montgomery. The width of the tornado ranged from 100 yards to 1/4 mile wide. Four fatalities occurred; two in a home and the other two in vehicles. About 91 homes and apartments were destroyed along with 37 businesses. Additionally, 197 homes and apartments suffered major damage with 477 others also incurring damage. Twenty six businesses had major damage with 18 others also incurring damage. M40VE, M38VE, M58PH, F52PH
32.01980-07-09439°37'N / 85°29'W39°35'N / 85°22'W6.40 Miles267 Yards2252.5M0Rush
32.11990-06-02239°05'N / 85°25'W39°13'N / 85°04'W20.50 Miles440 Yards03250K0Ripley
32.11958-07-11239°06'N / 84°33'W39°05'N / 84°32'W000K0Hamilton
32.91958-07-11239°05'N / 84°32'W39°05'N / 84°32'W08250K0Campbell
32.91974-04-03439°00'N / 84°58'W39°03'N / 84°54'W4.70 Miles667 Yards000K0Dearborn
33.11958-06-08239°45'N / 85°22'W00250K0Henry
34.01999-04-09239°21'N / 84°11'W39°23'N / 84°16'W1.50 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Warren
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in eastern Hamilton Township causing heavy damage to a farmstead. The roof of the house and an extension to a barn were destroyed. Further down the path, a house was skewed from its foundation.
34.21974-04-03239°23'N / 84°14'W39°31'N / 84°10'W9.80 Miles177 Yards092.5M0Warren
34.31961-04-25439°36'N / 85°37'W39°40'N / 85°18'W17.30 Miles550 Yards032.5M0Rush
34.51992-11-22339°56'N / 84°38'W39°59'N / 84°33'W8.00 Miles500 Yards02125.0M0Darke
35.11973-09-29239°00'N / 84°42'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Boone
35.91969-05-10339°25'N / 84°20'W39°32'N / 84°00'W19.40 Miles400 Yards010250K0Warren
36.01956-07-13239°05'N / 85°15'W0.20 Mile100 Yards0025K0Ripley
36.01974-04-03538°58'N / 84°53'W38°59'N / 84°52'W000K0Ohio
36.21955-03-11239°40'N / 85°40'W39°40'N / 85°18'W19.40 Miles880 Yards00250K0Shelby
37.01980-04-08239°59'N / 84°33'W1.00 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Darke
38.31963-03-19240°03'N / 84°52'W2.50 Miles300 Yards00250K0Randolph
38.32008-06-03339°27'N / 85°37'W39°30'N / 85°30'W7.00 Miles150 Yards181.0M0KRush
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down in Shelby County at 2004 EST 200 meters north of the County Road South 500 East and County Road East 500 South intersection. The tornado tracked to the east northeast for 2.93 miles before entering Rush County at 2012 EST near County Road South 1000 West just south of County Road East 450 South. The tornado continued to the northeast for 6.75 miles until lifting at 2030 EST. The tornado lifted 200 meters east of County Road South 400 West and 400 meters north of West State Road 244. The tornado was on the ground for a total of 9.68 miles and 26 minutes. The tornado was an EF-0 with wind speeds around 75 miles per hour while in Shelby County, however intensified to an EF-3 tornado while in Rush County with wind speeds around 150 miles per hour. The tornado had a width of 150 yards. The tornado formed from a supercell storm. While in Shelby County the tornado damaged 34 structures with the hardest hit areas being Middletown and Waldron. 27 of the damaged structures were in Middletown with 4 of these being completely destroyed. Trees and powerlines were also blown down and a semi-trailer was blown off Interstate 74. In Rush County 8 people were injured including a man and a woman who were pinned beneath a wall in Moscow. A 67 year old woman in Moscow was injured from a large tree limb that impaled her in the chest and later passed away due to those injuries on August 17th. The historic Moscow Covered Bridge was destroyed in addition to extensive damage to the Moscow school. Dozens of houses were severely damaged or destroyed including some houses that were swept completely off the foundation. Approximately 200,000 dollars in damage occurred in Shelby County and approximately one million dollars in damage occurred in Rush County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful weather system moved through central Indiana on the night of June 3rd. Associated with this system were damaging straight line thunderstorm winds and tornadoes. Three tornadoes developed from supercells. An EF-1 tornado moved through Decatur County, an EF-2 tornado moved through Brown and Johnson Counties, and then weakened to an EF-1 in Shelby County, and another tornado began as an EF-0 in Shelby County and intensified to an EF-3 in Rush County.
38.51986-03-10239°49'N / 85°26'W39°53'N / 85°22'W4.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Henry
38.51975-04-02239°29'N / 84°07'W1.00 Mile50 Yards032.5M0Warren
38.71974-04-03439°09'N / 85°42'W39°21'N / 85°17'W26.10 Miles1200 Yards270K0Decatur
38.81980-04-08238°57'N / 84°40'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0425K0Boone
39.01974-04-03438°54'N / 85°05'W39°00'N / 84°58'W9.10 Miles1133 Yards0640K0Ohio
39.71986-03-10340°02'N / 84°59'W40°06'N / 84°52'W7.60 Miles440 Yards0025.0M0Randolph
39.71962-06-18339°55'N / 85°21'W00250K0Henry
40.61969-05-08339°40'N / 84°08'W39°42'N / 84°06'W1.90 Miles150 Yards0252.5M0Montgomery
41.21992-11-22438°53'N / 84°50'W38°55'N / 84°48'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Boone
41.31967-02-15240°03'N / 85°08'W0.50 Mile10 Yards003K0Randolph
41.71969-08-09339°10'N / 84°18'W39°07'N / 84°07'W10.30 Miles400 Yards07250K0Clermont
41.71965-04-08239°48'N / 85°31'W0025K0Henry
41.71974-04-01239°48'N / 85°31'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Henry
42.41955-11-15340°06'N / 84°38'W40°06'N / 84°46'W14.40 Miles400 Yards0725K0Randolph
42.41955-11-15340°06'N / 84°46'W40°06'N / 84°38'W6.60 Miles300 Yards012.5M0Darke
42.62004-07-30239°03'N / 85°25'W39°04'N / 85°23'W2.00 Miles133 Yards02465K0Ripley
 Brief Description: A tornado moved along a two mile path from southwest of Holton into town. One house, one mobile home and two small planes were destroyed. Thirty-six other structures sustained major damage. Numerous trees were uprooted along the path of the tornado.
43.51973-06-19239°20'N / 85°40'W39°22'N / 85°36'W4.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Decatur
43.81965-11-26339°53'N / 85°31'W39°53'N / 85°28'W1.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Decatur
43.81963-05-27240°07'N / 84°40'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Darke
43.91990-09-14239°33'N / 84°03'W39°30'N / 83°59'W5.50 Miles200 Yards042.5M0Warren
44.01959-05-22239°54'N / 84°12'W003K0Miami
44.01992-11-22239°43'N / 85°38'W39°45'N / 85°35'W3.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Rush
44.41974-04-03439°46'N / 85°37'W39°47'N / 85°34'W2.70 Miles33 Yards000K0Rush
44.51974-04-03439°47'N / 85°34'W39°59'N / 85°27'W14.90 Miles33 Yards060K0Henry
44.71968-04-23439°06'N / 84°16'W39°12'N / 84°00'W15.80 Miles100 Yards1292.5M0Clermont
45.21974-04-03440°03'N / 85°16'W40°05'N / 85°15'W1.30 Miles100 Yards0025.0M0Henry
45.31974-04-03438°55'N / 85°16'W38°56'N / 85°15'W000K0Ripley
45.81992-11-22438°47'N / 84°55'W38°53'N / 84°50'W9.70 Miles73 Yards012.5M0Switzerland
45.91974-04-03439°45'N / 85°39'W39°46'N / 85°37'W1.30 Miles33 Yards01125.0M0Hancock
46.11992-11-22239°43'N / 85°41'W39°43'N / 85°38'W1.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Hancock
46.31992-11-22239°39'N / 85°40'W39°43'N / 85°41'W3.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Shelby
46.31974-04-03440°05'N / 85°15'W40°06'N / 85°14'W000K0Delaware
46.41974-04-03438°50'N / 85°12'W38°54'N / 85°05'W7.60 Miles1133 Yards0400K0Switzerland
46.51999-04-09338°53'N / 85°25'W38°59'N / 85°13'W15.00 Miles450 Yards021.4M0Ripley
 Brief Description: A tornado moved into Jefferson Proving Grounds from Jennings county and moved northeast across the county. Four mobile homes were destroyed and 4 were damaged. One house was destroyed while 8 had heavy damage and 20 minor damage. Twenty-one barns were destroyed, 6 had heavy damage, and 14 received minor damage. Seventeen outbuildings were destroyed while 4 had heavy damage and 11 minor damage. Four vehicles received major damage and 3 had minor damage. Five pieces of farm equipment were destroyed while 4 incurred major damage. Seven livestock were lost with 2 being killed and 2 injured. Trees were also downed in the path.
46.71961-04-25439°35'N / 85°48'W39°36'N / 85°37'W9.60 Miles550 Yards012.5M0Shelby
47.01969-05-10339°32'N / 84°00'W39°33'N / 83°55'W4.10 Miles400 Yards000K0Clinton
47.11956-07-13238°50'N / 84°38'W1.00 Mile433 Yards0122.5M0Boone
47.51966-10-09239°42'N / 84°02'W39°41'N / 83°56'W4.90 Miles100 Yards03250K0Greene
47.71998-06-11240°01'N / 85°30'W39°58'N / 85°26'W5.50 Miles200 Yards005K0Henry
 Brief Description: Second tornado from supercell began in NC Hancock County and tracked ENE into extreme SE Madison County and then ended in NW Henry county NW of New Castle. This tornado traversed mainly open country causing mostly tree damageon farms along the path. This same supercell will produce two more tornadoes further east in Henry and Randolph Counties. These tornadoes will be described below.
48.11961-07-28340°11'N / 84°49'W40°12'N / 84°48'W003K0Randolph
48.21992-11-22239°13'N / 85°40'W39°13'N / 85°40'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Decatur
48.61967-12-11239°16'N / 85°42'W003K0Bartholomew
48.61969-05-10239°29'N / 86°03'W39°37'N / 85°27'W33.20 Miles33 Yards00250K0Johnson
48.91961-09-24340°11'N / 85°13'W40°12'N / 84°49'W20.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Randolph
49.31968-04-23439°12'N / 84°00'W39°22'N / 83°55'W12.20 Miles300 Yards012.5M0Brown
49.61955-03-11240°12'N / 84°48'W40°12'N / 84°30'W15.60 Miles500 Yards02250K0Randolph


* 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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