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Coalton, WV Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Coalton is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Coalton is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #656

Coalton, WV
0.01
West Virginia
0.06
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

Coalton, WV
0.0000
West Virginia
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, #430

Coalton, WV
26.71
West Virginia
34.13
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 1,782 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Coalton, WV 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:421Hail:437Heat:0Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:6
Thunderstorm Winds:833Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:81 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Coalton, WV.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Coalton, WV.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 12 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Coalton, WV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
17.41980-07-09238°48'N / 79°43'W0.30 Mile20 Yards0025K0Randolph
28.91970-08-22239°18'N / 80°12'W1.00 Mile127 Yards002.5M0Harrison
29.61967-05-07239°20'N / 80°05'W0025K0Taylor
31.51956-03-07239°03'N / 80°34'W1.00 Mile60 Yards01250K0Lewis
41.01980-06-03339°30'N / 79°52'W39°23'N / 79°29'W21.90 Miles33 Yards0152.5M0Preston
42.61980-06-03339°32'N / 79°54'W39°30'N / 79°52'W2.30 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Monongalia
43.81977-06-20239°24'N / 79°29'W39°22'N / 79°27'W1.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Garrett
44.21980-06-03339°23'N / 79°29'W39°21'N / 79°23'W5.60 Miles117 Yards04250K0Garrett
45.31977-06-20239°29'N / 79°33'W39°24'N / 79°29'W6.60 Miles50 Yards05250K0Preston
46.91981-06-21239°32'N / 80°21'W1.00 Mile10 Yards00250K0Marion
48.91967-05-19339°23'N / 79°20'W0.30 Mile33 Yards1025K0Garrett
49.51986-10-01339°18'N / 80°47'W1.00 Mile200 Yards01250K0Doddridge


* 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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