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Coloma, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Coloma is much lower than California average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Coloma 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, #1720

Coloma, CA
1.53
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, #1001

Coloma, CA
0.0017
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, #1168

Coloma, CA
7.22
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 167 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Coloma, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:22Hail:23Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:17Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:98 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Coloma, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
74.3Steamboat SpringsUS-Nevada, United States39.375-119.721415Lava domePleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 4 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Coloma, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
38.91980-11-284.91039.26-120.47
40.61980-11-284.91039.29-120.47
49.31961-08-124N/A39.27-120.2
44.41950-06-133.5N/A38.7-120.08

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Coloma, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
29.61978-02-07238°42'N / 121°27'W38°44'N / 121°25'W1.90 Miles20 Yards00250K0Sacramento


* 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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