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Butte Meadows, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Butte Meadows is much lower than California average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Butte Meadows is lower than California average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1550

Butte Meadows, CA
2.53
California
21.80
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, #97

Butte Meadows, CA
0.0293
California
0.0068
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, #1208

Butte Meadows, CA
6.39
California
18.56
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 107 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Butte Meadows, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:9Hail:32Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:12Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:13Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:38 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 8 volcanoes are found in or near Butte Meadows, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
28.1Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
38.1Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
41.1Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
48.1Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
53.1Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
60.8Big CaveUS-California, United States40.955-121.3651259Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
75.6Brushy ButteUS-California, United States41.178-121.4431174Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
98.4ShastaUS-California, United States41.42-122.24317StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1700-1799

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 29 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Butte Meadows, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
23.31940-02-086N/A40.4-121.7
27.81940-02-0863539.75-121.25
44.61975-08-015.8N/A39.44-121.53
25.51950-03-205.5N/A40.45-121.47
10.21963-09-135.4N/A40-121.7
47.51975-08-025.2N/A39.41-121.71
44.01975-08-114.8N/A39.45-121.48
45.41968-04-294.7N/A39.54-122.02
31.61966-05-244.6N/A39.68-121.82
29.31941-05-014.5N/A40-121
47.41976-07-064.5539.4-121.6
44.51951-02-194.2N/A40.07-120.7
13.41972-07-164.11040.03-121.3
28.71950-11-144.1N/A40.5-121.5
27.31950-11-144N/A40.48-121.5
44.61982-02-1941039.91-120.73
42.51976-06-143.9739.47-121.54
14.21950-01-163.8N/A40.25-121.38
18.81977-10-043.8540.26-121.27
31.51960-06-283.8N/A40.32-121.03
49.81971-08-063.8839.51-122.11
13.21970-04-233.71040.23-121.38
24.11968-02-263.7N/A40-121.1
43.11965-12-203.7N/A40.7-121.4
10.61970-12-093.6240.13-121.35
19.01971-12-133.6240.36-121.53
29.71963-07-083.5N/A40.2-121
33.81958-01-253.5N/A40.37-121.02
46.71977-05-043.5739.41-121.49

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Butte Meadows, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
28.81986-09-24239°56'N / 122°03'W2.00 Miles100 Yards012.5M0Tehama
35.81980-05-09240°08'N / 122°13'W0.10 Mile3 Yards0025K0Tehama
41.11953-05-19239°45'N / 122°11'W2.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Glenn


* 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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