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East Hill-Meridian, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in East Hill-Meridian is much higher than Washington average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in East Hill-Meridian is about the same as Washington average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #48

East Hill-Meridian, WA
8.09
Washington
4.04
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, #226

East Hill-Meridian, WA
0.0100
Washington
0.0135
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, #165

East Hill-Meridian, WA
11.52
Washington
9.06
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 231 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of East Hill-Meridian, WA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:32Hail:12Heat:0Heavy Snow:22
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:41
Thunderstorm Winds:10Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:2
Other:107 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 5 volcanoes are found in or near East Hill-Meridian, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
42.0RainierUS-Washington, United States46.87-121.7584392StratovolcanoDendrochronologyLast known eruption 1800-1899
69.1Glacier PeakUS-Washington, United States48.112-121.1133213StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
83.5St. HelensUS-Washington, United States46.2-122.182549StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
89.1AdamsUS-Washington, United States46.206-121.493742StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
96.4BakerUS-Washington, United States48.786-121.823285StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 35 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near East Hill-Meridian, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
18.91949-04-137N/A47.25-122.5
6.01965-04-296.5N/A47.4-122.3
16.51946-02-155.8N/A47.5-122.5
34.91946-02-155.8N/A47.3-122.9
22.11945-04-295.5N/A47.4-121.7
20.01939-11-135.3N/A47.4-122.6
12.31965-10-234.8N/A47.5-122.4
25.11978-03-114.82547.42-122.71
42.51976-09-084.84847.38-123.08
12.01971-12-284.42747.58-122.22
36.51967-03-074.4N/A47.8-122.7
39.81968-09-064.3N/A47.8-122.8
13.01970-10-244.22547.3-122.4
25.61978-03-314.22347.42-122.72
49.11983-08-284.25047.95-122.86
20.41964-10-154.1N/A47.7-122.1
38.31969-11-014.1N/A47.92-121.85
19.11978-12-3142047.58-121.85
21.11968-06-194N/A47.2-122.5
31.91975-04-234N/A47.08-122.65
36.21975-04-164N/A47.57-122.91
45.61973-07-1841146.8-121.8
49.01969-10-094N/A46.77-121.72
20.91970-02-103.93347.7-122.3
37.31980-09-193.8647.91-121.87
20.31985-02-283.74747.49-122.59
33.91966-06-113.7N/A47.83-122.55
38.41981-11-123.72647.94-122.42
14.41979-02-013.6947.53-121.92
24.71984-06-023.62147.42-122.7
21.51985-03-183.55347.34-122.62
21.81973-06-093.5N/A47.6-121.8
24.71969-11-283.5N/A47.4-122.7
26.71981-11-263.52247.65-122.62
37.01973-02-223.52047.2-122.9

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 2 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near East Hill-Meridian, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
11.41969-12-12347°30'N / 122°24'W47°32'N / 122°19'W3.80 Miles100 Yards01250K0King
47.71970-11-24248°06'N / 122°12'W0.30 Mile30 Yards0025K0Snohomish


* 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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