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The chance of earthquake damage in Challenge-Brownsville is much lower than California average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Challenge-Brownsville 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, #1513

Challenge-Brownsville, CA
2.74
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, #350

Challenge-Brownsville, CA
0.0100
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, #1225

Challenge-Brownsville, CA
6.15
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 149 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Challenge-Brownsville, CA 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:18Hail:23Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:14Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:9Winter Storm:5Winter Weather:0
Other:79 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 7 volcanoes are found in or near Challenge-Brownsville, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
72.1Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
81.0Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
82.6Steamboat SpringsUS-Nevada, United States39.375-119.721415Lava domePleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
83.7Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
85.3Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
87.5Clear LakeUS-California, United States38.97-122.771439Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
92.6Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 26 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Challenge-Brownsville, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
19.71940-02-0863539.75-121.25
14.31975-08-015.8N/A39.44-121.53
43.61963-09-135.4N/A40-121.7
46.11943-03-305.3N/A39.43-120.4
24.11975-08-025.2N/A39.41-121.71
44.01980-11-284.91039.29-120.47
44.61980-11-284.91039.26-120.47
11.61975-08-114.8N/A39.45-121.48
40.61968-04-294.7N/A39.54-122.02
33.11966-05-244.6N/A39.68-121.82
40.51959-06-144.6N/A39.67-120.55
18.51976-07-064.5539.4-121.6
39.51941-05-014.5N/A40-121
43.31960-11-184.4N/A39.6-120.47
39.11972-07-164.11040.03-121.3
41.81982-02-1941039.91-120.73
14.71976-06-143.9739.47-121.54
45.51982-01-053.92339.85-120.57
45.21971-08-063.8839.51-122.11
47.71985-04-183.81439.11-122.03
38.01968-02-263.7N/A40-121.1
43.01970-07-013.6339.48-122.07
46.21970-12-093.6240.13-121.35
12.71977-05-043.5739.41-121.49
43.11981-01-023.52739.73-120.53
44.11970-07-013.51239.48-122.09

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Challenge-Brownsville, CA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Challenge-Brownsville, CA.


* 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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