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Big Lake, AK Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #11

Big Lake, AK
18.37
Alaska
3.28
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, #214

Big Lake, AK
0.0000
Alaska
0.0226
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, #14

Big Lake, AK
0.00
Alaska
0.01
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 1 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Big Lake, AK 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:0Hail:1Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:0Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:0 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Big Lake, AK.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 91 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Big Lake, AK.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
32.01933-04-2772561.25-150.75
36.11951-06-256.312861-150
25.71933-06-1962561.25-150.5
33.31962-05-1067262-150.1
27.51975-01-015.96661.9-149.7
14.81965-05-115.85861.4-149.6
6.91966-10-075.75661.6-150.1
36.81984-08-145.72061.86-149.1
17.61933-06-125.6N/A61.5-150.5
18.61974-12-295.66761.6-150.51
12.31985-12-305.56261.54-150.34
22.71966-09-015.27761.8-149.6
10.61979-11-145.15761.38-150.09
21.81981-08-285.17161.74-150.45
28.71964-04-145.15261.4-150.8
31.61974-12-305.16261.98-149.96
46.61978-01-064.94560.91-149.38
12.81984-03-144.86761.7-149.86
18.31975-01-134.8N/A61.43-150.49
20.11982-05-054.86361.25-149.75
25.61969-08-064.85361.4-150.7
27.01983-10-144.83861.85-149.52
38.01977-07-084.77261.17-150.85
41.01981-09-264.75862.01-149.25
26.71964-04-164.63061.4-149.2
36.31984-09-294.66261-149.84
36.31978-10-064.6661.93-150.67
48.31977-09-094.65962.19-149.53
49.71981-07-264.67260.94-150.85
24.51980-06-094.57361.51-150.71
39.41978-11-244.57462.03-150.52
13.91981-05-054.46461.66-149.66
43.61985-05-304.48962.04-150.73
11.81977-06-174.37461.49-150.32
26.41982-07-104.35961.17-149.66
13.81968-10-074.25561.4-150.3
42.71982-08-104.25762.13-149.73
5.51964-09-234.13361.6-150
7.61964-04-144.1N/A61.57-149.76
36.61985-03-064.11062-150.45
46.11977-06-064.16062.16-149.55
25.61966-03-0345161.4-150.7
28.71966-01-1846161.4-150.8
36.91977-07-2245161.03-150.4
42.11979-03-1444160.98-149.39
2.61983-04-223.97261.49-150.01
10.11964-09-133.93361.4-149.8
12.21984-02-263.94361.38-149.75
20.61977-05-113.97661.7-150.47
22.91969-05-143.94061.2-149.8
24.21983-04-093.95861.19-150.2
26.21985-02-133.9961.86-150.33
38.21979-08-293.98861.91-150.8
38.91973-11-013.96962-150.6
2.91983-04-103.85261.48-149.97
9.41985-02-173.83961.62-149.77
13.21970-12-283.84761.6-149.6
15.11984-01-033.86261.74-149.94
18.11979-11-153.84961.26-150
18.81970-07-043.84061.5-149.4
20.01971-06-173.86561.8-149.8
20.61973-02-083.85461.8-150.2
22.01966-12-163.86561.5-149.3
31.21985-10-053.84461.24-149.23
34.71969-11-073.86162-150.3
35.11982-09-013.89361.22-150.82
36.61978-09-203.8861.92-149.23
40.01967-05-083.8N/A62.1-149.9
40.71984-06-133.85060.96-150.34
6.51968-09-243.75061.44-149.87
7.71980-07-053.74961.61-150.11
9.51971-04-023.74761.4-150.1
12.31970-05-103.75561.7-150
14.31972-10-273.75461.5-150.4
15.11976-12-153.75161.35-150.25
28.61966-10-083.73361.3-150.7
32.51971-12-303.74161.1-150.4
40.81970-11-033.75762-150.7
43.51972-01-313.77462.1-150.5
47.11969-10-043.73462.2-149.8
8.91983-05-153.65461.65-149.93
10.51985-11-143.6761.67-150.04
18.91977-06-023.66761.31-150.33
27.11973-04-063.63961.2-149.5
43.41979-01-273.64960.96-149.38
8.61985-11-203.54061.47-149.73
16.91985-01-153.55261.36-150.35
28.51978-07-133.54061.11-149.95
29.11972-02-253.54561.2-149.4
29.81978-10-313.5N/A61.91-149.57
37.41977-01-253.53760.98-149.99

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Big Lake, AK.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Big Lake, AK.


* 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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