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Carolina, RI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Carolina is lower than Rhode Island average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Carolina is lower than Rhode Island average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #53

Carolina, RI
0.33
Rhode Island
0.70
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

Carolina, RI
0.0000
Rhode Island
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, #57

Carolina, RI
28.04
Rhode Island
49.34
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 1,733 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Carolina, RI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:252Hail:310Heat:9Heavy Snow:74
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:5Landslide:0Strong Wind:151
Thunderstorm Winds:583Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:26Winter Weather:1
Other:311 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Carolina, RI.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Carolina, RI.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Carolina, RI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 11 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Carolina, RI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
25.41986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
40.41970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
41.41951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland
44.31951-08-21341°35'N / 72°30'W08250K0Middlesex
44.81958-09-07241°54'N / 72°18'W1.30 Miles100 Yards02250K0Tolland
45.11953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
46.41953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
46.61953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
46.91962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
47.51950-07-12241°34'N / 72°34'W10.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Middlesex
49.21973-09-06241°48'N / 72°32'W41°49'N / 72°27'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Hartford


* 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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