Georgetown, PA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Georgetown is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Georgetown is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #1754
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
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, #1040
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 5,490 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Georgetown, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||833||Hail:||1,155||Heat:||5||Heavy Snow:||73|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||30||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||94|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||3,090||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||45||Winter Weather:||13|
No volcano is found in or near Georgetown, PA.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Georgetown, PA.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Georgetown, PA.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 45 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Georgetown, PA.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|11.4||1956-05-12||2||40°37'N / 80°17'W||0||0||250K||0||Beaver|
|13.5||1967-07-24||2||40°49'N / 80°41'W||40°49'N / 80°33'W||6.50 Miles||277 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Columbiana|
|14.8||1985-05-31||3||40°49'N / 80°28'W||40°47'N / 80°09'W||17.00 Miles||243 Yards||3||40||25.0M||0||Beaver|
|18.3||1954-06-10||2||40°45'N / 80°15'W||40°51'N / 80°11'W||7.30 Miles||33 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Beaver|
|18.8||1985-05-31||2||40°53'N / 80°51'W||40°50'N / 80°35'W||15.00 Miles||220 Yards||0||20||25.0M||0||Columbiana|
|23.0||1954-06-10||2||40°51'N / 80°11'W||40°53'N / 80°10'W||0||2||25K||0||Lawrence|
|23.7||1978-10-12||3||40°48'N / 80°55'W||40°53'N / 80°49'W||7.30 Miles||250 Yards||0||4||2.5M||0||Columbiana|
|24.2||1955-03-11||2||40°53'N / 80°50'W||1.00 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Columbiana|
|25.9||1977-09-24||2||41°00'N / 80°21'W||0||0||2.5M||0||Lawrence|
|27.1||2001-04-09||2||41°02'N / 80°32'W||41°02'N / 80°32'W||4.00 Miles||75 Yards||0||0||200K||0||Mahoning|
|Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.|
|29.3||1963-04-19||2||41°02'N / 80°52'W||41°02'N / 80°34'W||15.30 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mahoning|
|29.8||1981-07-20||2||40°51'N / 80°00'W||0||0||250K||0||Butler|
|30.1||1985-05-31||3||40°47'N / 80°09'W||40°43'N / 79°44'W||22.00 Miles||243 Yards||6||80||25.0M||0||Butler|
|30.3||1992-08-08||2||41°04'N / 80°21'W||2.00 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Lawrence|
|30.4||1987-06-27||2||41°04'N / 80°39'W||1.50 Miles||40 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mahoning|
|31.6||1992-08-08||2||41°06'N / 80°29'W||1.50 Miles||100 Yards||0||11||250K||0||Lawrence|
|34.1||1976-02-16||2||41°04'N / 80°50'W||1.50 Miles||600 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mahoning|
|34.6||1956-08-05||3||41°08'N / 80°41'W||41°07'N / 80°40'W||2||0||250K||0||Mahoning|
|34.9||1954-09-30||2||40°45'N / 81°09'W||1||3||25K||0||Carroll|
|35.7||1954-04-27||2||40°13'N / 80°53'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Jefferson|
|35.9||1956-08-05||3||41°09'N / 80°42'W||41°08'N / 80°41'W||0||0||250K||0||Trumbull|
|36.3||1985-05-31||5||41°10'N / 80°34'W||41°10'N / 80°31'W||3.00 Miles||440 Yards||0||0||250.0M||0||Trumbull|
|36.7||2000-05-23||2||40°21'N / 81°05'W||40°20'N / 81°04'W||3.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||100K||0||Harrison|
|Brief Description: An F2 tornado with maximum winds estimated at 120 MPH passed through a 3-mile section of rural Harrison County. The tornado passed over only one residence as it moved to the east but destroyed several items on the property, including a cinder-block garage, a wooden barn, and several outbuildings. A parked truck was lifted and turned about 90 degrees but was otherwise undamaged. There were several large sections of heavily wooded area along the tornado's path which were completely cleared of trees. No injuries or fatalities were reported.|
|37.3||1975-06-04||2||40°35'N / 80°13'W||40°11'N / 79°32'W||45.30 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Beaver|
|37.4||1985-05-31||5||41°10'N / 80°31'W||41°12'N / 80°29'W||2.00 Miles||450 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mercer|
|37.8||1978-06-07||2||41°09'N / 80°46'W||41°10'N / 80°43'W||0||0||2.5M||0||Trumbull|
|38.2||1965-11-16||2||40°48'N / 81°15'W||40°50'N / 81°08'W||5.90 Miles||300 Yards||2||9||2.5M||0||Stark|
|38.2||1956-05-13||2||40°22'N / 79°52'W||0.70 Mile||200 Yards||0||5||250K||0||Allegheny|
|38.9||1986-10-03||2||41°08'N / 80°14'W||41°08'N / 80°02'W||9.00 Miles||123 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Mercer|
|39.4||1963-08-03||3||40°19'N / 79°53'W||2||70||25.0M||0||Allegheny|
|39.6||1985-05-31||5||41°12'N / 80°29'W||41°13'N / 80°16'W||12.00 Miles||450 Yards||8||60||250K||0||Mercer|
|40.5||1985-05-31||5||41°12'N / 81°02'W||41°10'N / 80°34'W||23.50 Miles||440 Yards||10||250||250.0M||0||Trumbull|
|40.6||1981-04-28||2||40°44'N / 79°44'W||0.50 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Butler|
|40.7||1990-06-30||2||40°07'N / 80°09'W||0.20 Mile||250 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Washington|
|41.0||1980-06-03||4||40°39'N / 79°44'W||40°37'N / 79°42'W||1.90 Miles||33 Yards||0||20||250.0M||0||Allegheny|
|42.0||1954-09-30||2||41°15'N / 80°28'W||0||0||25K||0||Mercer|
|42.5||1983-05-22||2||40°17'N / 79°53'W||40°18'N / 79°47'W||5.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Allegheny|
|43.1||1964-06-15||2||41°14'N / 80°14'W||0||4||250K||0||Mercer|
|43.2||1954-06-01||2||40°55'N / 79°48'W||40°57'N / 79°44'W||3.00 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Butler|
|43.8||1969-05-08||3||40°18'N / 81°12'W||2.00 Miles||300 Yards||1||14||250K||0||Harrison|
|44.0||1955-03-01||3||41°16'N / 80°40'W||2.50 Miles||40 Yards||1||6||250K||0||Mahoning|
|45.1||2002-11-10||2||41°15'N / 80°28'W||41°20'N / 80°21'W||7.00 Miles||500 Yards||1||19||1.0M||0||Mercer|
|Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH|
|45.8||1980-06-03||4||40°37'N / 79°42'W||40°36'N / 79°33'W||7.60 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250.0M||0||Westmoreland|
|46.9||1992-07-12||2||41°03'N / 81°13'W||1.00 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Portage|
|49.4||1985-05-31||5||41°12'N / 81°09'W||41°12'N / 81°02'W||6.50 Miles||440 Yards||0||0||250.0M||0||Portage|
* 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.