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Bend, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Bend is much lower than California average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Bend 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, #1733

Bend, CA
1.41
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, #123

Bend, CA
0.0242
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, #1108

Bend, CA
8.09
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 200 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bend, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:2Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:10Hail:29Heat:0Heavy Snow:17
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:20
Thunderstorm Winds:18Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:19Winter Storm:42Winter Weather:1
Other:42 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 10 volcanoes are found in or near Bend, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
40.4Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
45.5Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
48.4Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
48.5Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
65.6Big CaveUS-California, United States40.955-121.3651259Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
75.3Brushy ButteUS-California, United States41.178-121.4431174Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
77.0Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
80.4ShastaUS-California, United States41.42-122.24317StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1700-1799
93.6Clear LakeUS-California, United States38.97-122.771439Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
97.4Medicine LakeUS-California, United States41.58-121.572412Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 18 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Bend, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
28.71940-02-086N/A40.4-121.7
41.21950-03-205.5N/A40.45-121.47
32.21963-09-135.4N/A40-121.7
44.81966-05-244.6N/A39.68-121.82
46.21982-09-034.3939.63-122.52
28.71970-08-194.1740.2-122.75
41.01950-11-144.1N/A40.5-121.5
46.91967-02-254.1N/A40.3-123.1
40.51950-11-144N/A40.48-121.5
40.71947-11-103.9N/A39.8-122.7
43.81950-01-163.8N/A40.25-121.38
27.51982-07-183.71340-122.61
43.61977-05-313.71540.88-122.33
43.81970-04-233.71040.23-121.38
36.61971-12-133.6240.36-121.53
46.21970-12-093.6240.13-121.35
26.61976-09-013.5540.64-122.21
38.61950-02-093.5N/A40.8-122.05

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Bend, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.41980-05-09240°08'N / 122°13'W0.10 Mile3 Yards0025K0Tehama
23.81986-09-24239°56'N / 122°03'W2.00 Miles100 Yards012.5M0Tehama
34.91953-05-19239°45'N / 122°11'W2.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Glenn


* 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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