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Canyon City, OR Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Canyon City is lower than Oregon average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Canyon City 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, #477

Canyon City, 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, #362

Canyon City, OR
0.0013
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, #375

Canyon City, OR
0.78
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 60 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Canyon City, 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:6Hail:25Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:15Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:6 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Canyon City, OR.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
89.8Diamond CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.1-118.751435Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Canyon City, OR.

Historical Tornado Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Canyon City, 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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