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The chance of earthquake damage in Bottineau County is about the same as North Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Bottineau County is lower than North Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #23

Bottineau County
0.00
North Dakota
0.00
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

Bottineau County
0.0000
North Dakota
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, #37

Bottineau County
34.36
North Dakota
81.79
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 2,365 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bottineau County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:55Cold:48Dense Fog:0Drought:4
Dust Storm:0Flood:114Hail:1,238Heat:1Heavy Snow:38
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:5Landslide:0Strong Wind:46
Thunderstorm Winds:653Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:67Winter Weather:6
Other:90 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Bottineau County.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Bottineau County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Bottineau County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
13.51986-06-26348°56'N / 100°36'W48°47'N / 100°30'W8.00 Miles2000 Yards012.5M0Bottineau
18.51974-06-04248°44'N / 100°29'W48°53'N / 100°22'W11.40 Miles400 Yards06250K0Bottineau
23.91972-06-12248°56'N / 100°21'W2.00 Miles20 Yards01250K0Bottineau
40.31960-08-02248°18'N / 101°18'W010K0Ward
42.61982-06-06248°10'N / 101°03'W48°12'N / 100°52'W8.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Mchenry
44.51997-07-23248°30'N / 101°42'W48°30'N / 101°42'W0.20 Mile30 Yards1246K0Renville
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down 12 miles south of Greene or 7 N of Carpio. The tornado touched down directly on a farmhouse. The house was blown off of the foundation, then blown apart. A 70 yr. old man was blown out of the house, while a 1 month old infant was trapped in the debris. A 73 yr old woman was also trapped under the debris. She was alive when found but passed away at the hospital from her injuries. F73OU
44.81982-06-06248°10'N / 101°06'W48°10'N / 101°03'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Ward
48.71973-08-21248°22'N / 99°59'W00250K0Pierce


* 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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