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Bend Metro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

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

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

Earthquake Index, #631

Bend Area
0.02
Oregon
0.62
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, #7

Bend Area
0.1220
Oregon
0.0291
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, #909

Bend Area
2.64
Oregon
8.38
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 497 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bend Area 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:27Hail:219Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:74Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:65Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:112 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 20 volcanoes are found in or near Bend Area.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
13.3Newberry VolcanoUS-Oregon, United States43.722-121.2292434Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
23.4BachelorUS-Oregon, United States43.979-121.6882763StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
29.9South SisterUS-Oregon, United States44.1-121.773157Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
32.2North Sister FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.17-121.773074Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
33.3Devils GardenUS-Oregon, United States43.512-120.8611698Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
38.0Davis LakeUS-Oregon, United States43.57-121.822163Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
38.6Squaw Ridge FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.472-120.7541711Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
39.8BelknapUS-Oregon, United States44.285-121.8412095Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
41.8WashingtonUS-Oregon, United States44.332-121.8372376Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
44.1Blue Lake CraterUS-Oregon, United States44.42-121.771230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
47.3Four Craters Lava FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.361-120.6691501Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
47.4Sand Mountain FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.38-121.931664Cinder coneRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
60.7JeffersonUS-Oregon, United States44.692-121.83199StratovolcanoVarve CountLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
64.1Cinnamon ButteUS-Oregon, United States43.241-122.1081956Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
81.5Crater LakeUS-Oregon, United States42.93-122.122487CalderaRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
103.3HoodUS-Oregon, United States45.374-121.6943426StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899
106.1Imagination PeakUS-Oregon, United States42.552-122.2011986Pyroclastic coneHoloceneUnknown
136.1Diamond CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.1-118.751435Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
142.0West CraterUS-Washington, United States45.88-122.081329Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
142.1Indian HeavenUS-Washington, United States45.93-121.821513Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Bend Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Bend Area.

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Bend Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Bend Area.


* 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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