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Crawfordsville Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

The chance of earthquake damage in Crawfordsville Area is about the same as Indiana average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Crawfordsville Area is about the same as Indiana average and is much higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #586

Crawfordsville Area
0.02
Indiana
0.12
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, #129

Crawfordsville Area
0.0000
Indiana
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, #124

Crawfordsville Area
257.84
Indiana
265.56
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 13,300 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Crawfordsville Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:8Cold:27Dense Fog:13Drought:14
Dust Storm:0Flood:1,814Hail:3,424Heat:25Heavy Snow:95
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:40Landslide:0Strong Wind:104
Thunderstorm Winds:7,062Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:154Winter Weather:45
Other:475 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 112 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.81966-12-08240°03'N / 86°54'W0025K0Montgomery
3.11990-06-02240°00'N / 86°54'W40°05'N / 86°46'W10.00 Miles100 Yards0122.5M0Montgomery
3.21958-06-13240°03'N / 86°50'W0025K0Montgomery
3.51980-06-02340°05'N / 87°04'W39°55'N / 86°48'W18.10 Miles33 Yards1162.5M0Montgomery
5.81965-04-11440°01'N / 86°52'W40°03'N / 86°42'W8.90 Miles667 Yards21325.0M0Montgomery
9.61995-05-13239°59'N / 86°54'W39°58'N / 86°34'W9.00 Miles250 Yards353.5M0Montgomery
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down near Ladoga Road and County Road 400S damaging a home. The tornado continued east near Linnsburg and New Ross destroying eight homes and damaging eight others. Two businesses were destroyed and an elementary school received major damage. The fatalities occurred in prefabricated homes of rural Montgomery County, just west and south of Linnsburg. The tornado exited the county near Interstate 74 and County Road 400S at 0008 EST. (M42P, F36P, M94P)
10.31992-11-22339°52'N / 86°54'W39°55'N / 86°53'W3.00 Miles867 Yards002.5M0Montgomery
13.81957-07-12240°04'N / 86°38'W0025K0Boone
15.61961-08-19239°56'N / 86°38'W0025K0Boone
15.91961-03-06240°08'N / 86°37'W0225K0Boone
16.71967-06-24240°16'N / 86°47'W003K0Tippecanoe
17.21992-11-22339°43'N / 86°54'W39°52'N / 86°54'W9.00 Miles867 Yards012.5M0Putnam
18.21973-05-27239°39'N / 86°50'W40°06'N / 86°25'W38.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Hendricks
18.61971-03-15240°06'N / 86°33'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0225K0Boone
18.91953-04-09340°15'N / 87°31'W40°16'N / 86°42'W42.90 Miles750 Yards002.5M0Warren
19.51990-06-02239°48'N / 86°42'W39°49'N / 86°40'W1.50 Miles50 Yards05250K0Hendricks
19.51990-06-02239°47'N / 86°44'W39°48'N / 86°42'W2.00 Miles50 Yards11250K0Putnam
19.71978-06-25340°17'N / 86°41'W40°11'N / 86°33'W9.40 Miles33 Yards000K0Clinton
20.71976-03-20239°47'N / 86°41'W39°54'N / 86°31'W11.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Hendricks
22.21978-06-25340°26'N / 86°58'W40°17'N / 86°41'W18.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Tippecanoe
22.41965-04-11440°20'N / 86°50'W40°22'N / 86°42'W6.90 Miles500 Yards0100K0Tippecanoe
22.51965-04-11440°03'N / 86°42'W40°09'N / 86°15'W24.70 Miles1667 Yards208025.0M0Boone
22.51956-02-25240°03'N / 86°28'W1.00 Mile70 Yards0025K0Boone
22.51965-08-25240°03'N / 86°28'W0.80 Mile100 Yards00250K0Boone
22.61965-09-14240°21'N / 86°57'W40°23'N / 86°55'W1.30 Miles400 Yards00250K0Tippecanoe
23.01962-03-11340°05'N / 86°29'W40°08'N / 86°27'W3.00 Miles10 Yards0025K0Boone
23.21976-03-20239°39'N / 86°52'W39°47'N / 86°41'W13.20 Miles200 Yards0025K0Putnam
23.51961-08-10240°19'N / 86°38'W0025K0Clinton
24.51960-05-19240°16'N / 87°15'W0025K0Delaware
24.61963-04-22240°23'N / 87°01'W1.00 Mile100 Yards003K0Tippecanoe
26.01974-04-01240°25'N / 86°52'W1.50 Miles77 Yards0025K0Tippecanoe
26.01980-06-07240°25'N / 86°52'W000K0Tippecanoe
26.21971-03-19240°25'N / 86°50'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0025K0Tippecanoe
26.91968-06-11240°19'N / 86°32'W05250K0Clinton
27.41953-04-09340°16'N / 86°42'W40°17'N / 86°15'W23.60 Miles750 Yards162.5M0Clinton
27.61980-06-02240°08'N / 87°24'W0025.0M0Fountain
28.11965-01-23239°49'N / 86°27'W003K0Hendricks
28.11965-11-26240°06'N / 86°24'W40°10'N / 86°21'W4.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Boone
29.01961-03-06240°23'N / 86°38'W40°25'N / 86°35'W2.70 Miles70 Yards00250K0Clinton
29.21978-04-10240°25'N / 86°52'W40°30'N / 86°45'W8.00 Miles77 Yards0025K0Tippecanoe
29.91975-04-02240°12'N / 86°22'W0.20 Mile50 Yards00250K0Clinton
30.31965-04-11440°22'N / 86°42'W40°25'N / 86°24'W15.90 Miles500 Yards0340K0Clinton
30.71968-05-15240°29'N / 86°56'W003K0Tippecanoe
30.71969-05-10239°34'N / 86°58'W39°38'N / 86°40'W16.50 Miles400 Yards07250K0Putnam
31.31974-04-03240°02'N / 86°18'W0.10 Mile50 Yards000K0Boone
31.91965-11-26339°59'N / 86°20'W40°02'N / 86°15'W5.10 Miles527 Yards00250K0Boone
32.91976-03-20440°28'N / 87°00'W40°34'N / 86°47'W13.10 Miles300 Yards062.5M0Tippecanoe
32.91963-04-29339°37'N / 87°16'W39°39'N / 87°10'W5.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Parke
33.31968-05-15240°23'N / 86°27'W0025K0Clinton
34.01974-04-03340°17'N / 87°29'W40°33'N / 87°08'W25.90 Miles700 Yards00250K0Warren
34.01991-08-08240°29'N / 87°15'W40°27'N / 87°11'W4.00 Miles127 Yards00250K0Warren
34.41954-07-20239°43'N / 86°24'W0025K0Hendricks
34.41990-06-02239°46'N / 87°31'W39°48'N / 87°23'W6.50 Miles150 Yards00250K0Vermillion
34.91974-04-03440°30'N / 87°08'W40°32'N / 87°06'W1.30 Miles333 Yards00250.0M0Benton
36.41968-05-15239°37'N / 86°32'W39°37'N / 86°26'W5.20 Miles33 Yards05250K0Hendricks
36.51961-07-21239°31'N / 86°48'W1.00 Mile20 Yards0025K0Putnam
36.61988-10-17239°41'N / 86°23'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Hendricks
37.01963-04-22339°48'N / 87°32'W39°48'N / 87°30'W000K0Vermillion
37.31991-08-08240°30'N / 87°19'W40°29'N / 87°15'W5.00 Miles127 Yards00250K0Benton
37.51990-06-02239°43'N / 87°31'W39°46'N / 87°27'W4.00 Miles100 Yards06250K0Vermillion
38.21976-03-20440°34'N / 86°47'W40°36'N / 86°43'W3.60 Miles300 Yards022.5M0Carroll
38.41965-11-26340°02'N / 86°15'W40°06'N / 86°05'W9.60 Miles527 Yards05250K0Hamilton
38.61965-04-11440°24'N / 86°23'W40°25'N / 86°18'W3.80 Miles333 Yards0025K0Clinton
38.71954-06-26239°31'N / 86°38'W003K0Morgan
38.71978-06-25339°45'N / 86°16'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Marion
39.01969-08-09339°49'N / 86°13'W0.10 Mile167 Yards06250K0Marion
39.11956-03-06240°35'N / 86°41'W0025K0Carroll
39.21968-05-15239°37'N / 86°26'W39°37'N / 86°22'W3.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Morgan
39.31961-07-21240°16'N / 87°37'W40°16'N / 87°32'W3.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Vermilion
40.01974-06-07239°57'N / 86°13'W39°59'N / 86°04'W8.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Hamilton
40.11962-09-13240°03'N / 86°08'W1.00 Mile27 Yards0025K0Hamilton
40.91965-04-11440°09'N / 86°15'W40°10'N / 86°01'W12.10 Miles1333 Yards63025.0M0Hamilton
40.91992-07-30239°31'N / 86°39'W39°29'N / 86°30'W6.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Morgan
41.01974-04-03240°15'N / 87°38'W40°21'N / 87°33'W7.80 Miles177 Yards0122.5M0Vermilion
41.41990-06-02239°43'N / 87°35'W39°43'N / 87°31'W4.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Edgar
41.61958-06-08240°21'N / 86°13'W013K0Tipton
42.11988-10-17239°38'N / 87°30'W39°38'N / 87°28'W2.00 Miles200 Yards02250K0Vermillion
42.11973-08-12239°54'N / 87°40'W000K0Vermilion
42.61960-06-22339°32'N / 87°21'W00250K0Vigo
42.81955-11-15239°46'N / 86°10'W0225K0Marion
43.21980-06-02239°47'N / 86°09'W060K0Marion
43.21967-10-24239°35'N / 87°27'W013K0Vigo
43.21956-04-03239°25'N / 86°58'W0025K0Tippecanoe
43.51973-05-27239°12'N / 87°18'W39°39'N / 86°50'W39.80 Miles50 Yards00250K0Sullivan
43.71965-09-14240°37'N / 86°33'W003K0Carroll
43.81990-06-02239°42'N / 87°43'W39°46'N / 87°31'W11.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Edgar
43.81988-10-17239°36'N / 87°31'W39°38'N / 87°30'W1.50 Miles200 Yards02250K0Vigo
44.81953-04-09340°14'N / 87°53'W40°15'N / 87°31'W19.20 Miles150 Yards1525.0M0Vermilion
45.51992-11-22339°24'N / 86°31'W39°35'N / 86°19'W15.00 Miles867 Yards002.5M0Morgan
45.71974-04-03440°32'N / 87°06'W40°52'N / 86°34'W36.10 Miles900 Yards10730K0White
45.71958-05-03239°34'N / 87°32'W39°36'N / 87°30'W1.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Vigo
46.41959-02-10239°41'N / 86°09'W0.40 Mile50 Yards0025K0Marion
46.71963-04-29340°35'N / 86°41'W40°44'N / 86°23'W18.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Carroll
46.81992-11-22339°52'N / 86°07'W39°57'N / 85°56'W9.00 Miles433 Yards002.5M0Marion
47.11963-04-22339°48'N / 87°55'W39°48'N / 87°32'W20.20 Miles1600 Yards02025K0Edgar
47.11953-04-09340°17'N / 86°15'W40°17'N / 85°52'W19.90 Miles33 Yards162.5M0Tipton
47.22002-09-20339°22'N / 86°32'W39°35'N / 86°15'W20.00 Miles150 Yards02815.0M30KMorgan
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
47.31963-04-22339°51'N / 86°02'W0.30 Mile200 Yards0202.5M0Marion
47.71986-03-10339°22'N / 86°31'W39°35'N / 86°14'W15.00 Miles440 Yards092.5M0Morgan
47.81956-03-06240°34'N / 87°29'W0.40 Mile250 Yards03250K0Benton
47.91968-04-14240°44'N / 86°53'W00250K0White
48.31962-05-26239°32'N / 86°16'W0025K0Morgan
48.41965-06-06240°17'N / 86°02'W0025K0Tipton
48.41967-10-24239°28'N / 87°25'W003K0Vigo
48.51956-02-25239°26'N / 86°26'W2.00 Miles60 Yards0325K0Morgan
49.31972-05-14439°46'N / 86°05'W39°50'N / 85°57'W8.40 Miles200 Yards017250K0Marion
49.61954-06-01240°42'N / 87°16'W003K0Benton
49.71961-03-06340°28'N / 86°08'W2.00 Miles300 Yards13250K0Howard
49.72002-09-20239°38'N / 86°07'W39°54'N / 85°56'W17.50 Miles150 Yards09740.0M0Marion
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
49.82002-09-20339°32'N / 86°13'W39°38'N / 86°07'W7.50 Miles150 Yards0025.0M10KJohnson
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
49.81958-05-03239°33'N / 87°39'W39°34'N / 87°32'W5.90 Miles33 Yards000K0Edgar
49.91956-03-06240°35'N / 86°16'W2.00 Miles30 Yards0125K0Cass


* 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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