Cedar City, UT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Cedar City is higher than Utah average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Cedar City is lower than Utah average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #38
|Cedar City, UT||2.88|
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, #31
|Cedar City, UT||0.0323|
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, #305
|Cedar City, UT||2.48|
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 417 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Cedar City, UT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||143||Hail:||37||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||93|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||1||Strong Wind:||13|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||64||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||30||Winter Weather:||0|
A total of 6 volcanoes are found in or near Cedar City, UT.
|Distance (miles)||Name||Region||Latitude||Longitude||Elevation (foot)||Type||Status||Last Eruption|
|24.2||Markagunt Plateau||US-Utah, United States||37.58||-112.67||2840||Volcanic field||Dendrochronology||Last known eruption A.D. 1-1499|
|24.5||Kolob||US-Utah, United States||37.33||-113.12||2727||Volcanic field||Holocene||Unknown|
|41.5||Santa Clara||US-Utah, United States||37.257||-113.625||1465||Volcanic field||Holocene||Undated, but probable Holocene eruption|
|44.9||Bald Knoll||US-Utah, United States||37.328||-112.408||2135||Cinder cone||Holocene||Unknown|
|90.1||Uinkaret Field||US-Arizona, United States||36.38||-113.13||1555||Volcanic field||Holocene||Undated, but probable Holocene eruption|
|94.4||Black Rock Desert||US-Utah, United States||38.97||-112.5||1800||Volcanic field||Radiocarbon||Last known eruption A.D. 1-1499|
Historical Earthquake Events
A total of 6 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Cedar City, UT.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
Historical Tornado Events
No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Cedar City, UT.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Cedar City, UT.
* 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.