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Gardnerville Ranchos Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

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

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

Earthquake Index, #27

Gardnerville Ranchos Area
6.86
Nevada
2.88
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, #39

Gardnerville Ranchos Area
0.0135
Nevada
0.0147
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, #904

Gardnerville Ranchos Area
2.93
Nevada
4.84
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 602 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Gardnerville Ranchos Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:92Hail:115Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:20
Thunderstorm Winds:125Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:32Winter Storm:9Winter Weather:0
Other:208 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 6 volcanoes are found in or near Gardnerville Ranchos Area.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
33.0Steamboat SpringsUS-Nevada, United States39.375-119.721415Lava domePleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
69.9Mono Lake Volc FieldUS-California, United States38-119.032121Cinder coneTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
78.1Mono CratersUS-California, United States37.88-1192796Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
89.6Inyo CratersUS-California, United States37.692-119.022629Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
92.3Long ValleyUS-California, United States37.7-118.873390CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
96.4Red ConesUS-California, United States37.58-119.052748Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 57 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Gardnerville Ranchos Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
43.11966-09-126.5N/A39.4-120.1
19.21933-06-256.1N/A39.08-119.33
44.01959-06-236.1N/A39.08-118.82
11.71939-01-115.5N/A38.8-119.78
34.51952-05-095.4N/A39.4-119.7
13.11978-09-045.31938.81-119.82
46.61966-09-125.3N/A39.4-120.2
41.81947-09-085.2N/A39.3-120.2
49.11953-09-265.2N/A39.6-119.8
43.31962-04-135.1N/A38.32-119.32
49.31979-10-075938.22-119.35
21.91951-01-224.8N/A39.08-119.95
34.01977-02-224.8538.48-119.29
47.11980-04-084.7539.5-119.18
12.31978-09-044.61838.82-119.81
16.91948-03-284.6N/A39-119.9
47.31965-06-034.6N/A38.3-119.2
2.41984-02-174.52538.88-119.64
14.31942-12-204.5N/A38.72-119.73
17.51966-06-274.5N/A38.7-119.8
44.11964-03-224.5N/A38.8-118.8
48.81964-03-224.5N/A38.9-118.7
49.41964-03-224.5N/A38.8-118.7
49.41964-03-224.5N/A38.8-118.7
19.21933-06-234.4N/A39.08-119.33
48.51979-10-074.41138.23-119.36
20.41962-10-024.3N/A39.2-119.6
42.31985-05-284.3539.51-119.48
43.21954-04-074.3N/A39.37-120.15
26.51981-04-294.2739.27-119.76
42.31966-09-124.2N/A39.5-119.8
43.11966-09-124.2N/A39.4-120.1
46.51962-06-084.2N/A38.27-119.32
49.61950-10-264.2N/A39.62-119.7
44.31962-04-054.1N/A38.32-119.27
47.41983-07-034.11339.41-120.21
29.11947-11-254N/A39.3-119.8
40.51961-08-124N/A39.27-120.2
49.31972-12-024539.6-119.4
13.41982-06-053.91238.79-119.81
17.91984-10-213.91638.81-119.3
23.61977-02-013.9239.06-120
45.81964-03-233.9N/A38.7-118.8
15.11983-01-093.8539.12-119.56
15.31985-01-173.81138.74-119.42
45.11981-03-283.81639.4-120.16
47.81983-07-033.71439.41-120.22
12.61980-03-223.61738.81-119.81
16.41984-10-213.6638.83-119.32
39.71954-12-133.6N/A39.28-120.17
45.21983-09-273.6338.28-119.36
29.01950-06-133.5N/A38.7-120.08
37.81976-06-293.5639.45-119.54
37.91976-06-243.5239.45-119.53
40.81967-11-063.5N/A38.35-119.35
44.31962-04-043.5N/A38.32-119.27
49.01965-06-103.5N/A38.2-119.5

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Gardnerville Ranchos Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Gardnerville Ranchos Area.


* 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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