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Bend, OR Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Bend is lower than Oregon average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Bend 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, #448

Bend, OR
0.01
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, #19

Bend, OR
0.0976
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, #243

Bend, OR
3.99
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 280 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bend, OR 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:11Hail:163Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:41Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:11Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:54 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 16 volcanoes are found in or near Bend, OR.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
19.6BachelorUS-Oregon, United States43.979-121.6882763StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
23.1South SisterUS-Oregon, United States44.1-121.773157Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
23.4Newberry VolcanoUS-Oregon, United States43.722-121.2292434Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
24.2North Sister FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.17-121.773074Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
30.8BelknapUS-Oregon, United States44.285-121.8412095Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
32.4WashingtonUS-Oregon, United States44.332-121.8372376Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
33.9Blue Lake CraterUS-Oregon, United States44.42-121.771230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
38.0Sand Mountain FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.38-121.931664Cinder coneRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
42.2Davis LakeUS-Oregon, United States43.57-121.822163Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
43.7Devils GardenUS-Oregon, United States43.512-120.8611698Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
48.9Squaw Ridge FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.472-120.7541711Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
50.2JeffersonUS-Oregon, United States44.692-121.83199StratovolcanoVarve CountLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
57.6Four Craters Lava FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.361-120.6691501Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
69.0Cinnamon ButteUS-Oregon, United States43.241-122.1081956Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
87.8Crater LakeUS-Oregon, United States42.93-122.122487CalderaRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
92.9HoodUS-Oregon, United States45.374-121.6943426StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Bend, OR.

Historical Tornado Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Bend, OR.


* 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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