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

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

Earthquake Index, #690

Coleta, IL
0.05
Illinois
0.24
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

Coleta, IL
0.0000
Illinois
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, #1504

Coleta, IL
128.90
Illinois
220.15
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 4,141 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Coleta, IL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:13Cold:65Dense Fog:26Drought:31
Dust Storm:0Flood:347Hail:927Heat:27Heavy Snow:75
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:44Landslide:1Strong Wind:72
Thunderstorm Winds:1,895Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:5Winter Storm:172Winter Weather:123
Other:318 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Coleta, IL.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Coleta, IL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
29.11972-09-153.7541.59-89.42

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 42 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Coleta, IL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
12.51966-03-21241°48'N / 90°00'W0025K0Whiteside
13.41972-04-06242°03'N / 89°36'W41°54'N / 89°31'W10.90 Miles50 Yards13250K0Ogle
14.21981-03-29441°41'N / 89°57'W41°45'N / 89°53'W5.10 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Whiteside
14.31962-05-07241°48'N / 89°39'W41°43'N / 89°33'W7.20 Miles10 Yards000K0Whiteside
14.31962-05-07241°48'N / 89°39'W41°43'N / 89°33'W7.20 Miles10 Yards000K0Whiteside
14.41959-09-26241°57'N / 90°06'W41°59'N / 90°02'W3.30 Miles40 Yards0025K0Carroll
14.41979-08-05342°01'N / 89°35'W41°57'N / 89°30'W5.70 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Ogle
16.11967-01-24342°03'N / 90°02'W42°08'N / 89°56'W7.40 Miles77 Yards012250K0Carroll
17.01956-08-30241°48'N / 89°30'W003K0Lee
18.31955-04-18242°10'N / 89°55'W42°10'N / 89°44'W9.00 Miles77 Yards000K0Carroll
21.21972-04-06241°54'N / 89°31'W41°43'N / 89°18'W16.60 Miles50 Yards06250K0Lee
22.31974-06-20341°59'N / 90°16'W41°50'N / 90°12'W10.60 Miles200 Yards1202.5M0Clinton
23.01990-03-13341°46'N / 90°13'W41°46'N / 90°12'W3.00 Miles250 Yards002.5M0Whiteside
26.21967-04-21241°32'N / 89°58'W41°32'N / 89°52'W4.50 Miles300 Yards0025K0Henry
27.21967-04-21241°37'N / 89°29'W41°38'N / 89°22'W5.60 Miles77 Yards0025K0Lee
27.61967-01-24241°57'N / 90°20'W00250K0Clinton
28.41990-03-13341°37'N / 90°20'W41°46'N / 90°13'W12.00 Miles250 Yards012.5M0Rock Island
29.21967-01-24241°52'N / 90°22'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Clinton
29.71959-08-26241°36'N / 90°17'W41°41'N / 90°14'W5.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Rock Island
33.11990-03-13341°36'N / 90°17'W41°37'N / 90°20'W0.50 Mile73 Yards00250K0Scott
34.11979-08-17242°16'N / 89°21'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Winnebago
35.21988-05-08341°46'N / 90°45'W41°52'N / 90°12'W30.00 Miles150 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
35.81967-04-21241°26'N / 90°24'W41°29'N / 89°55'W25.10 Miles300 Yards00250K0Henry
37.41956-04-26241°29'N / 90°22'W41°29'N / 90°09'W10.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Henry
37.91967-06-11242°24'N / 90°06'W42°26'N / 90°01'W4.30 Miles500 Yards00250K0Jo Daviess
38.11962-05-28241°25'N / 90°09'W00250K0Henry
38.32007-06-01242°12'N / 90°25'W42°15'N / 90°24'W3.00 Miles350 Yards003.3M0KJackson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down about 3.5 miles south of Bellevue, IA. It moved north to county road Z15 and then northeast crossing the Mississippi River just south of Lock and Dam 12 into Jo Daviess County Illinois. Along the path, damage consisted of snapped and uprooted trees, farm out buildings, and roofs. The most significant damage occurred near the junction of county highway Z15 and 407th Avenue. A mobile home was rolled over and destroyed. The residents of the mobile home had taken shelter in the farm house about 100 feet away. The farm house only had damaged gutters. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A line of thunderstorms pivoted northeast into parts of southeast Iowa during the mid-morning hours of June 1st. Much of the area was just breaking out of a blanket of dense fog where visibilities dropped to less than a quarter mile. Dew point temperatures were in the middle 60s to around 70 degrees. The line of storms appeared to become more broken through the late morning hours, while the area from Iowa City to Waterloo appeared to stratify out into a large area of showers. Just before 12:00 pm CDT, rapid intensification of storm cells on the southeast end of the original line occurred as it moved into northern portions of Louisa County. A tornado touched down just south of Grandview, IA and moved northeast through Fruitland, IA and on to the southwest parts of Muscatine, IA. The tornado then lifted and as the storm cell continued to move northeast across Muscatine County. The super-cell re-intensified as it entered the southeast part of Cedar County just before 1 pm producing a brief tornado near Wilton, IA. The storm then moved across northwest parts of Scott County and Clinton County producing damaging wind gusts and large hail. The super-cell continued northeast into Jackson County producing a tornado near Bellevue around 2:30 pm, which moved across the Mississippi River into Jo Daviess County before lifting. The storm produced yet another tornado just south of Scales Mound, IL around 3:15 pm before moving into southwest Wisconsin and dissipating. During the early afternoon hours, additional storms strengthened on the south end of the original line of storms, which went on to produce wind damage and large hail as they moved through northwest Illinois through the late afternoon hours.
39.21974-04-21241°22'N / 90°03'W2.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Henry
42.11973-04-21241°26'N / 90°25'W41°29'N / 90°18'W6.40 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Henry
43.81974-05-13341°37'N / 90°36'W41°40'N / 90°33'W3.60 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Scott
43.81960-11-15242°16'N / 90°30'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Jackson
43.91951-12-06341°20'N / 89°11'W41°39'N / 89°07'W21.90 Miles150 Yards11250K0Bureau
44.81955-04-19242°16'N / 90°41'W42°16'N / 90°22'W15.90 Miles50 Yards003K0Jackson
44.91967-01-24241°37'N / 90°35'W2.00 Miles250 Yards00250K0Scott
45.01995-07-27241°56'N / 90°45'W41°49'N / 90°36'W10.50 Miles70 Yards00200K150KClinton
45.51966-04-19341°30'N / 90°30'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Scott
47.01975-11-09242°03'N / 90°43'W42°04'N / 90°40'W1.30 Miles200 Yards02250K0Jackson
47.01965-04-23241°21'N / 90°20'W0.20 Mile100 Yards0025K0Henry
47.91958-08-30242°19'N / 89°03'W0025K0Winnebago
48.91979-06-09242°36'N / 89°38'W2.50 Miles50 Yards05250K0Green
49.91962-05-07341°40'N / 90°43'W10.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Scott
50.01976-03-04341°12'N / 89°34'W0.80 Mile100 Yards00250K0Bureau


* 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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