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Churchill, MT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Churchill is higher than Montana average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Churchill is about the same as Montana 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

Churchill, MT
3.24
Montana
1.98
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, #37

Churchill, MT
0.0011
Montana
0.0002
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, #290

Churchill, MT
2.87
Montana
7.73
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 389 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Churchill, MT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:15Cold:14Dense Fog:1Drought:8
Dust Storm:0Flood:10Hail:112Heat:2Heavy Snow:6
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:27
Thunderstorm Winds:145Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:9Winter Storm:18Winter Weather:9
Other:10 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Churchill, MT.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
96.3YellowstoneUS-Wyoming, United States44.43-110.672805CalderaTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 19 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Churchill, MT.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
18.11925-06-286.8N/A46-111.2
25.81970-06-264.92645.6-111.8
27.51977-03-114.8546.13-111.48
39.11966-03-074.8N/A46.3-111.5
25.81972-11-024.5546.1-111.5
28.41963-02-164.5N/A46.1-111
47.51965-11-034.5N/A45.2-111.9
6.91974-07-164.41045.84-111.37
32.41970-10-184.31546.2-111.5
47.61975-01-294.2N/A45.07-111.47
11.61966-09-194N/A45.9-111.2
30.31975-05-024N/A46.18-111.44
36.31964-11-243.9N/A45.3-111.7
30.61984-02-283.8546.18-111.46
15.41983-02-163.7545.93-111.5
30.31965-04-063.7N/A45.6-111.9
31.71976-04-053.6546.13-111.68
31.41972-11-023.5546.2-111.4
32.41972-11-023.5546.2-111.5

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Churchill, MT.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Churchill, MT.


* 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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