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Bushnell, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Bushnell is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Bushnell is higher than South Dakota average and is about the same as the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #256

Bushnell, SD
0.02
South Dakota
0.05
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

Bushnell, SD
0.0000
South 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, #127

Bushnell, SD
140.25
South Dakota
114.73
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 2,491 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bushnell, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:42Cold:11Dense Fog:0Drought:11
Dust Storm:0Flood:125Hail:1,218Heat:1Heavy Snow:50
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:9Landslide:0Strong Wind:42
Thunderstorm Winds:811Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:35Winter Weather:73
Other:63 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Bushnell, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Bushnell, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
22.31982-07-113.6544.01-96.72

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 45 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Bushnell, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.51971-06-19244°27'N / 96°39'W000K0Brookings
13.61971-06-19244°38'N / 97°06'W44°22'N / 96°27'W36.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hamlin
13.61961-06-21344°00'N / 97°05'W44°31'N / 96°43'W39.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Minnehaha
17.31986-07-18244°34'N / 96°42'W44°35'N / 96°29'W17.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Deuel
17.31968-06-21244°24'N / 96°28'W44°22'N / 96°08'W16.40 Miles30 Yards010K0Lincoln
18.21970-06-15344°09'N / 96°57'W44°10'N / 96°54'W00250K0Lake
19.91971-06-19244°34'N / 96°52'W003K0Deuel
21.91956-06-29244°00'N / 96°53'W44°02'N / 96°34'W15.60 Miles33 Yards013K0Moody
22.21992-06-16344°21'N / 97°07'W44°19'N / 97°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Brookings
24.31955-07-07444°29'N / 96°12'W30.00 Miles33 Yards1132.5M0Lyon
24.41955-04-19244°17'N / 96°09'W44°25'N / 96°09'W9.20 Miles80 Yards00250K0Lincoln
24.71992-06-16344°21'N / 97°10'W44°21'N / 97°07'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Kingsbury
26.61956-06-29244°00'N / 96°58'W44°00'N / 96°53'W3.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Lake
27.31969-06-25243°51'N / 96°24'W44°06'N / 96°23'W17.00 Miles120 Yards00250K0Pipestone
33.01965-05-24244°00'N / 97°10'W44°07'N / 97°13'W7.90 Miles33 Yards000K0Lake
33.11961-06-21344°33'N / 97°32'W44°00'N / 97°05'W43.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Kingsbury
34.31987-07-11243°50'N / 96°44'W43°50'N / 96°42'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Minnehaha
35.01992-08-09243°52'N / 96°56'W3.00 Miles250 Yards002.5M0Lake
35.11965-05-24244°00'N / 97°11'W000K0Lake
35.52000-07-11243°58'N / 97°10'W43°57'N / 97°07'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0050K0Lake
 Brief Description: A tornado destroyed storage sheds, lighting, fencing, and caused other damage at Lake County Speedway. The tornado also damaged crops over a small area.
35.61986-07-18244°34'N / 97°27'W44°35'N / 97°06'W14.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Hamlin
37.41992-06-16243°47'N / 96°56'W43°51'N / 96°51'W5.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Minnehaha
38.51965-05-08243°46'N / 96°49'W43°49'N / 96°54'W4.50 Miles10 Yards0025K0Clay
38.71981-07-22244°47'N / 97°06'W00250K0Hamlin
38.81985-04-20343°55'N / 96°05'W44°01'N / 96°00'W7.20 Miles250 Yards022.5M0Murray
39.61957-06-10243°51'N / 97°05'W000K0Lake
39.81985-04-20343°54'N / 96°06'W43°55'N / 96°05'W0.80 Mile250 Yards002.5M0Pipestone
41.01969-06-25243°40'N / 96°25'W43°51'N / 96°24'W12.30 Miles120 Yards05250K0Rock
41.42008-06-05243°43'N / 96°46'W43°45'N / 96°44'W3.00 Miles100 Yards000K0KMinnehaha
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado caused damage to silos, farm buildings, power lines, and numerous trees. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms produced numerous events of tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds over southeast South Dakota from late morning through the evening of June 5th. The thunderstorms also produced heavy rain which resulted in flash flooding at several locations.
41.81992-06-16443°57'N / 95°54'W44°03'N / 95°58'W7.00 Miles160 Yards0325.0M0Murray
41.91992-06-16344°06'N / 95°49'W44°12'N / 95°51'W9.00 Miles80 Yards000K0Murray
43.11992-06-16344°12'N / 95°51'W44°14'N / 95°43'W3.00 Miles80 Yards000K0Lyon
43.71992-06-16344°05'N / 97°32'W44°11'N / 97°26'W3.00 Miles73 Yards002.5M0Miner
44.51992-06-16243°55'N / 95°59'W43°56'N / 95°54'W4.00 Miles40 Yards000K0Murray
45.11956-06-29243°44'N / 96°16'W000K0Rock
45.11992-06-16543°51'N / 96°00'W44°00'N / 95°51'W13.00 Miles280 Yards13525.0M0Murray
45.51979-06-19244°54'N / 97°06'W002.5M0Codington
46.41968-06-13544°10'N / 95°45'W44°12'N / 95°42'W2.30 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Murray
46.81992-06-16543°48'N / 96°01'W43°51'N / 96°00'W3.00 Miles280 Yards0025.0M0Nobles
47.21983-07-18344°54'N / 97°10'W0.50 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Codington
47.91992-06-16244°00'N / 95°51'W44°09'N / 95°38'W13.00 Miles40 Yards000K0Murray
48.11951-07-20244°54'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile33 Yards040K0Codington
49.11984-06-07244°01'N / 97°32'W0.10 Mile60 Yards00250K0Miner
49.41984-05-12344°50'N / 97°30'W44°48'N / 97°15'W13.00 Miles1320 Yards002.5M0Codington
49.51992-06-16243°59'N / 95°46'W0.50 Mile30 Yards000K0Murray


* 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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