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East Waterford, PA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1275

East Waterford, PA
0.03
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

East Waterford, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #2164

East Waterford, PA
62.33
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 2,508 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of East Waterford, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:1Drought:10
Dust Storm:0Flood:377Hail:404Heat:22Heavy Snow:30
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:9Landslide:0Strong Wind:25
Thunderstorm Winds:1,544Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:19Winter Weather:0
Other:56 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near East Waterford, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near East Waterford, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near East Waterford, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 18 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near East Waterford, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.61989-06-20240°22'N / 77°30'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0125K0Perry
15.01955-08-19240°24'N / 77°23'W0025K0Chester
18.81952-07-23240°37'N / 77°34'W0425K0Mifflin
20.61989-11-20240°37'N / 77°49'W40°39'N / 77°47'W3.50 Miles1230 Yards0025K0Huntingdon
22.31961-04-16340°03'N / 77°31'W00250K0Cumberland
23.91991-09-18240°40'N / 77°49'W40°42'N / 77°47'W4.00 Miles330 Yards03250K0Huntingdon
25.51967-09-21240°25'N / 77°11'W0.10 Mile30 Yards00250K0Perry
30.51975-06-05240°45'N / 77°55'W00250K0Centre
31.91980-04-09240°44'N / 77°19'W40°43'N / 77°17'W00250K0Snyder
36.31976-03-21239°56'N / 77°15'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Adams
39.81980-06-07240°01'N / 77°04'W40°02'N / 77°01'W2.30 Miles800 Yards002.5M0Adams
40.91992-10-09240°07'N / 76°57'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0York
42.11980-06-07240°02'N / 77°01'W40°02'N / 76°57'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0York
43.61985-07-31240°10'N / 76°54'W40°09'N / 76°51'W3.00 Miles20 Yards02250K0Lancaster
44.21977-04-05240°15'N / 76°50'W2.00 Miles67 Yards012.5M0Dauphin
44.81980-06-07339°56'N / 77°01'W1.50 Miles400 Yards00250K0Adams
47.21954-04-25239°50'N / 77°14'W39°48'N / 76°59'W13.30 Miles500 Yards0025K0Adams
47.51970-03-26240°16'N / 76°46'W2.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Dauphin


* 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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