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Fraser, CO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Fraser is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Fraser is much lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #219

Fraser, CO
0.25
Colorado
1.32
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, #76

Fraser, CO
0.0020
Colorado
0.0009
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, #330

Fraser, CO
29.52
Colorado
117.98
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 1,308 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Fraser, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:13
Dust Storm:0Flood:50Hail:915Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:8
Thunderstorm Winds:166Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:154 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Fraser, CO.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
67.9DotseroUS-Colorado, United States39.65-107.032230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 6 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Fraser, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
42.51965-02-164.9N/A39.9-105
38.31965-09-294.7N/A39.8-105.1
48.61965-11-214.7N/A39.8-104.9
37.21965-02-164.6N/A39.9-105.1
37.21970-05-234.1539.9-105.1
45.11981-04-023.8939.91-104.95

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 10 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Fraser, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
31.61980-10-15240°01'N / 105°13'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Boulder
39.01988-06-05239°57'N / 105°04'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Boulder
42.71981-06-03239°43'N / 105°03'W39°44'N / 105°02'W002.5M0Jefferson
43.41981-06-03239°44'N / 105°02'W39°44'N / 105°01'W002.5M0Denver
43.61981-06-03239°52'N / 104°59'W2.30 Miles133 Yards04225.0M0Adams
44.21988-06-05240°00'N / 104°58'W40°02'N / 104°59'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Adams
44.41988-06-05240°02'N / 104°59'W40°02'N / 104°58'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Weld
47.31977-06-13239°15'N / 105°55'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0El Paso
48.01988-06-15239°44'N / 104°56'W0.50 Mile400 Yards002.5M0Denver
48.01988-06-15339°44'N / 104°56'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0725.0M0Denver


* 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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