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The chance of earthquake damage in Garvin is lower than Oklahoma average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Garvin is much lower than Oklahoma average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #634

Garvin, OK

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

Garvin, OK

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, #694

Garvin, OK

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 2,825 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Garvin, OK were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:3Dense Fog:10Drought:18
Dust Storm:0Flood:200Hail:1,366Heat:6Heavy Snow:29
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:11Landslide:0Strong Wind:15
Thunderstorm Winds:1,044Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:18Winter Weather:22

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Garvin, OK.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Garvin, OK.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Garvin, OK.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 98 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Garvin, OK.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.11961-07-23233°57'N / 94°54'W1.00 Mile23 Yards003K0Mccurtain
4.21999-05-04233°50'N / 95°02'W34°00'N / 94°57'W12.80 Miles100 Yards0006KMccurtain
 Brief Description: Numerous trees blown over or snapped. A Pecan orchard was laid to waste. This tornado moved into McCurtain county from Red River county, TX.
6.92003-05-14233°59'N / 95°05'W33°44'N / 94°44'W26.50 Miles100 Yards0050K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: A violent thunderstorm moved rapidly southeast across McCurtain County, OK into Bowie County, TX and Cass County, TX. This thunderstorm also produced a strong Microburst in McCurtain County southeast of Idabel, OK and again southeast of Maud, TX. Numerous trees and limbs were snapped or pushed over while several large corporate and private corn fields were ripped up. The only structure in the path of this tornado was located next to the Highway 259 bridge which crosses the Red River into Bowie County, TX.. This tornado moved into Bowie and Cass Counties, TX.
7.01953-04-23233°54'N / 94°50'W1.00 Mile200 Yards01250K0Mccurtain
7.01972-10-22333°54'N / 94°50'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0125K0Mccurtain
7.71959-03-04233°53'N / 94°50'W0.80 Mile50 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
7.71962-04-30233°53'N / 94°50'W003K0Mccurtain
8.11971-12-14233°58'N / 95°06'W34°05'N / 95°00'W9.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
8.42000-04-23234°02'N / 94°59'W34°00'N / 94°38'W20.10 Miles50 Yards0240K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: Numerous trees toppled and broken. Tornado was described as rope like by chasers in the area during most of its path. A house on the south side of Oak Hill was split in half from a fallen tree. The tornado moved through downtown Broken Bow and through a WalMart store. The tornado was only F0 intensity as it moved through Broken Bow and F2 near Oak Hill.
8.51972-10-22233°53'N / 94°49'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0125K0Mccurtain
8.51999-05-04233°50'N / 95°03'W33°51'N / 94°56'W1.80 Miles100 Yards07600K0Red River
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Numerous trees blown over or broken. Nine mobile homes and 1 frame home destroyed. This tornado moved into McCurtain county, OK.
8.51982-12-23234°04'N / 95°00'W3.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Mccurtain
9.01982-04-02534°01'N / 95°01'W34°00'N / 94°34'W24.00 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Mccurtain
10.41982-04-02534°03'N / 95°10'W34°01'N / 95°01'W7.00 Miles500 Yards042.5M0Mccurtain
13.22003-05-01234°05'N / 94°48'W33°57'N / 94°38'W13.00 Miles300 Yards00260K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved southeast across Broken Bow, OK. Two new frame homes under construction had roofs torn off. A total of 30 to 40 wood frame homes had roof and frame damage with windows broken. One home was destroyed. Numerous trees uprooted and snapped. Several power poles blown down.
14.42000-04-23233°50'N / 95°16'W33°53'N / 95°03'W12.50 Miles75 Yards0000Red River
 Brief Description: Tornado occurred across farm land and wooded areas with few structures or homes present. The county sheriff, his deputy, and a farmer were talking when the tornado, which was described as a long tube, moved out of the woods to their east and crossed within several hundred yards to their north.
16.51991-04-26233°45'N / 95°05'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
18.31977-02-23233°53'N / 94°39'W33°54'N / 94°36'W3.30 Miles77 Yards04250K0Mccurtain
18.81967-04-12233°59'N / 95°06'W34°24'N / 95°06'W28.70 Miles77 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
20.91956-04-03334°09'N / 95°13'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0325K0Pushmataha
21.81953-04-23234°02'N / 94°34'W0.80 Mile17 Yards1140K0Mccurtain
22.91982-04-02333°38'N / 95°02'W33°37'N / 94°46'W17.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Red River
22.91991-04-13233°38'N / 95°13'W33°43'N / 95°05'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
24.31979-04-11234°00'N / 94°36'W34°08'N / 94°28'W11.90 Miles440 Yards03250K0Mccurtain
24.41982-04-02233°38'N / 95°13'W33°41'N / 95°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Red River
25.11969-04-27333°43'N / 95°16'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Red River
26.41982-04-02534°08'N / 95°34'W34°03'N / 95°10'W22.00 Miles500 Yards0252.5M0Choctaw
27.02009-04-09234°00'N / 94°28'W34°00'N / 94°28'W001K0KMccurtain
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado first touched down in extreme east central McCurtain County just one quarter of a mile from the McCurtain County, Sevier County line. Several trees were downed on the McCurtain County side of the state line with a few power lines downed as well. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm system along with a surface dry line/front over northeast Texas moved east during the evening hours of April 9th into the early morning hours of April 10th causing long lived supercell thunderstorms. These thunderstorms caused long track tornadoes to occur across southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, northeast Texas, and north Louisiana.
27.11991-04-13233°35'N / 94°47'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Red River
27.81982-04-02433°40'N / 95°20'W33°41'N / 95°14'W6.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Red River
28.81982-04-02333°37'N / 94°46'W33°34'N / 94°37'W5.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Bowie
29.21991-04-26233°38'N / 95°16'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
30.92000-04-23234°18'N / 95°22'W34°17'N / 95°13'W9.00 Miles175 Yards0025K0Pushmataha
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado touched down west of Cloudy and traveled just south of Cloudy through rural areas of Pushmataha county before lifting 9 miles later east southeast of Cloudy. Only tree damage was observered.
31.81982-04-25233°33'N / 95°20'W33°34'N / 95°06'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
32.01982-04-02234°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile30 Yards012.5M0Bryan
32.11982-04-02333°34'N / 94°37'W33°38'N / 94°32'W4.00 Miles233 Yards02250K0Bowie
32.51974-04-21233°40'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0625K0Lamar
32.51974-05-03233°40'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
32.61961-05-05334°01'N / 95°30'W0025K0Choctaw
32.71982-04-02333°39'N / 94°32'W33°38'N / 94°29'W3.00 Miles233 Yards002.5M0Mccurtain
32.91961-09-12333°34'N / 95°16'W0.50 Mile300 Yards000K0Red River
33.41954-04-30334°00'N / 95°31'W1.00 Mile150 Yards012250K0Choctaw
33.91979-04-11234°08'N / 94°28'W34°15'N / 94°22'W10.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Sevier
35.91961-05-05234°24'N / 94°48'W34°30'N / 94°41'W9.50 Miles400 Yards000K0Mccurtain
36.21999-05-04333°24'N / 94°44'W33°37'N / 94°29'W19.50 Miles200 Yards022125.0M0Bowie
 Brief Description: This tornado moved directly through the downtown district of De Kalb and across a high school. Numerous homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed. The high school suffered severe damage. Sirens sounded 15 minutes prior to arrival of the storm. The damage resulted in a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This tornado moved from Red River county, TX across Bowie county, TX into Little River county, AR.
36.41975-04-29233°30'N / 94°37'W00250K0Bowie
36.41982-04-25233°33'N / 95°21'W33°33'N / 95°20'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Howard
36.91973-11-20234°02'N / 94°21'W34°03'N / 94°15'W5.70 Miles100 Yards06250K0Sevier
37.51982-04-02433°39'N / 95°38'W33°40'N / 95°20'W17.00 Miles250 Yards1017025.0M0Lamar
37.71983-03-04233°30'N / 94°37'W33°30'N / 94°32'W5.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Bowie
37.81973-03-10233°34'N / 95°24'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lamar
38.01999-05-04333°36'N / 94°28'W33°48'N / 94°14'W19.10 Miles75 Yards0000Little River
 Brief Description: Damage path consisted of numerous snapped and fallen small trees. The damage path was in a wooded region away from any population. This tornado moved into Little River county from Bowie county, TX then continued into Sevier county, AR.
38.01999-05-04333°23'N / 94°52'W33°27'N / 94°44'W7.50 Miles100 Yards005K0Red River
 Brief Description: Numerous trees were blown over or broken. A few out buildings were severely damaged. This tornado moved from Titus county, TX into Red River county, TX and exited into Bowie county TX.
38.12009-04-09334°00'N / 94°28'W34°08'N / 94°06'W24.00 Miles850 Yards073.5M0KSevier
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado destroyed at least 10 to 12 mobile homes along US-71 just north of De Queen, AR. Numerous trees and powerlines were also uprooted or snapped. There were 7 reported injuries, all in the mobile home park north of Dequeen, Arkansas but none were life threatening. The Arkansas governor declared Sevier County a disaster area because of the tornado damage in the county. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm system along with a surface dry line/front over northeast Texas moved east during the evening hours of April 9th into the early morning hours of April 10th causing long lived supercell thunderstorms. These thunderstorms caused long track tornadoes to occur across southeast Oklahoma, southwest Arkansas, northeast Texas, and north Louisiana.
38.71961-05-04233°28'N / 95°16'W0.80 Mile1000 Yards000K0Red River
39.01999-03-05234°12'N / 94°22'W34°11'N / 94°16'W8.00 Miles200 Yards0000Polk
 Brief Description: A strong tornado was spawned in southern Polk County. The tornado hit the town of Grannis and caused some property damage. Damage was most extensive at a chicken farm. Two chicken houses were completely destroyed at the farm, with one chicken house thrown into the other house. Roughly 8,000 chickens were lost. Several trees and a few power lines were downed as well. The tornado tracked about 8 miles before moving into Howard County (Shreveport County Warning Area).
39.11974-04-21233°35'N / 95°27'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Lamar
39.51960-05-04434°09'N / 95°37'W34°23'N / 95°25'W19.80 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
39.91982-04-02333°38'N / 94°28'W33°42'N / 94°12'W13.00 Miles233 Yards002.5M0Little River
40.01983-11-22234°28'N / 95°16'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
40.21990-05-03233°39'N / 95°32'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0130K0Lamar
40.41954-04-30333°24'N / 94°38'W33°35'N / 94°23'W19.20 Miles440 Yards0025K0Bowie
40.61974-05-25233°30'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
41.01985-05-13233°37'N / 95°35'W33°40'N / 95°30'W4.00 Miles77 Yards082.5M0Lamar
41.41981-05-13433°46'N / 95°42'W33°47'N / 95°33'W8.80 Miles400 Yards0302.5M0Lamar
41.51964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W33°39'N / 95°30'W6.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamar
42.01973-06-03233°22'N / 95°07'W0025K0Titus
42.71960-05-04434°04'N / 95°42'W34°09'N / 95°37'W7.60 Miles150 Yards00250K0Choctaw
42.81971-03-12433°29'N / 94°29'W33°30'N / 94°24'W5.10 Miles880 Yards150K0Bowie
42.81955-04-12234°14'N / 95°37'W34°18'N / 95°33'W6.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Pushmataha
42.92003-05-14233°41'N / 94°42'W33°15'N / 94°15'W40.00 Miles100 Yards00200K0Bowie
 Brief Description: A violent thunderstorm moved rapidly southeast across McCurtain County, OK into Bowie County, TX and Cass County, TX. This thunderstorm also produced a strong microburst in McCurtain County southwest of Idabel, OK and again southeast of Maud, TX, located in Bowie County. Numerous trees and limbs were snapped or pushed over along the entire track. Several homes, mobile homes, barns, garages, and outbuildings were either damaged or destroyed. The primary damage from this event occurred southeast of Maud, TX and was also associated with a microburst with wind speeds approaching 100 mph. The microburst occurred along the east side of the tornado track.
42.91999-05-04333°47'N / 94°14'W33°50'N / 94°11'W4.10 Miles25 Yards0000Sevier
 Brief Description: Damage path consisted of a few small trees and twigs broken. The tornado rating in the county was only an F0 but the overall intensity was F3 in Bowie County, TX.
43.11982-05-28234°13'N / 95°38'W34°17'N / 95°34'W6.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Pushmataha
43.11982-05-28234°31'N / 94°42'W34°33'N / 94°36'W5.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Le Flore
43.61982-04-02433°56'N / 94°17'W33°55'N / 94°04'W13.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Sevier
43.81981-10-13233°39'N / 95°40'W33°43'N / 95°35'W6.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lamar
44.11960-05-04434°01'N / 95°42'W34°04'N / 95°42'W3.40 Miles150 Yards03250K0Choctaw
44.41964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0025K0Lamar
44.62000-04-23234°20'N / 95°39'W34°19'N / 95°30'W9.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado touched down northeast of Moyers and traveled 9 miles east southeast before lifting 1 mile south of Finley. A mobile home and several outbuilding were destroyed. Some roof damage was reported to several buildings.
44.71950-01-13334°24'N / 94°22'W0.60 Mile17 Yards113K0Polk
45.91984-10-18233°16'N / 94°55'W33°19'N / 94°51'W5.00 Miles50 Yards12250K0Titus
46.11954-02-15234°06'N / 94°09'W000K0Sevier
46.21954-08-29233°50'N / 94°07'W33°57'N / 94°09'W8.40 Miles33 Yards013K0Sevier
46.41989-06-07233°22'N / 95°06'W33°13'N / 95°02'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Titus
46.51983-11-22234°05'N / 95°44'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Choctaw
46.91955-04-06233°20'N / 95°22'W33°21'N / 95°12'W9.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hopkins
46.91954-04-30333°35'N / 94°23'W33°48'N / 93°59'W27.50 Miles1760 Yards00250K0Little River
47.61999-05-04333°12'N / 95°08'W33°20'N / 94°47'W19.20 Miles100 Yards10330K0Titus
 Brief Description: Seven homes were destroyed. Two of the homes were swept from their slabs. F79PH
48.11979-04-11234°15'N / 94°22'W34°28'N / 94°08'W20.10 Miles440 Yards0172.5M0Polk
49.01950-02-12233°20'N / 94°25'W33°27'N / 94°25'W8.00 Miles833 Yards1825K0Bowie
49.61961-03-26233°20'N / 95°22'W0.80 Mile280 Yards0025K0Hopkins
49.71961-03-26333°13'N / 95°08'W33°17'N / 95°05'W5.40 Miles60 Yards0025K0Titus
49.71982-04-02333°42'N / 94°12'W33°38'N / 94°05'W10.00 Miles233 Yards122.5M0Little River
49.81999-03-05234°10'N / 94°13'W34°16'N / 94°02'W18.70 Miles250 Yards0060K0Howard
 Brief Description: Tornado entered Howard County from Polk County, moved across Howard County, then into Pike County. Damage was largely confined to rural wooded area with little or no population. A mobile home was heavily damaged and scores of trees were toppled along the tornado path.
49.81979-05-27233°28'N / 94°25'W33°20'N / 94°21'W10.10 Miles100 Yards003K0Bowie
49.91961-03-26333°14'N / 94°57'W09250K0Titus
49.91970-06-11234°36'N / 95°20'W00250K0Pushmataha
50.01983-11-22334°39'N / 95°07'W34°41'N / 95°05'W3.00 Miles100 Yards032.5M0Pushmataha

* 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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