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

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

Earthquake Index, #1287

Greenhorn, CA
3.79
California
21.80
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, #202

Greenhorn, CA
0.0164
California
0.0068
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, #1662

Greenhorn, CA
0.75
California
18.56
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 110 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Greenhorn, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:11Hail:32Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:8Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:4Winter Weather:0
Other:52 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 8 volcanoes are found in or near Greenhorn, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
50.3Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
56.7Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
61.4Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
66.2Steamboat SpringsUS-Nevada, United States39.375-119.721415Lava domePleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
67.9Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
75.0Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
79.3Big CaveUS-California, United States40.955-121.3651259Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
95.1Brushy ButteUS-California, United States41.178-121.4431174Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 53 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Greenhorn, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
49.31966-09-126.5N/A39.4-120.1
28.11940-02-0863539.75-121.25
43.51948-12-296N/A39.55-120.08
32.21959-04-015.6N/A39.72-120.2
37.41950-12-145.6N/A40.1-120.1
36.01979-02-225.3540-120.09
37.81943-03-305.3N/A39.43-120.4
45.71966-09-125.3N/A39.4-120.2
45.01980-11-284.91039.29-120.47
47.01980-11-284.91039.26-120.47
49.51975-08-114.8N/A39.45-121.48
34.81976-06-244.7540.39-120.59
42.41966-09-144.7N/A39.4-120.3
19.51959-06-144.6N/A39.67-120.55
33.51958-10-014.6N/A39.57-120.3
14.41941-05-014.5N/A40-121
32.51950-12-144.5N/A40.1-120.2
37.71976-06-204.5540.43-120.57
42.41966-09-224.5N/A39.4-120.3
25.91960-11-184.4N/A39.6-120.47
34.91976-07-034.4540.39-120.58
38.41950-12-154.4N/A40.08-120.07
42.11971-04-274.4539.43-120.26
49.01954-04-074.3N/A39.37-120.15
11.91951-02-194.2N/A40.07-120.7
32.11947-05-104.2N/A39.6-120.3
37.01967-01-104.2N/A39.5-120.3
49.31966-09-124.2N/A39.4-120.1
29.91972-07-164.11040.03-121.3
37.61954-05-294.1N/A39.47-120.33
44.81983-07-034.11339.41-120.21
1.61982-02-1941039.91-120.73
37.01966-09-134N/A39.5-120.3
10.71982-01-053.92339.85-120.57
40.71966-09-283.9N/A39.5-120.2
48.61950-11-023.9N/A39.62-119.92
24.31962-04-293.8N/A39.78-120.33
32.21960-06-283.8N/A40.32-121.03
36.61977-10-043.8540.26-121.27
39.21967-09-283.8N/A39.55-120.18
40.61950-01-163.8N/A40.25-121.38
40.71971-04-273.8239.5-120.2
47.11981-03-283.81639.4-120.16
19.31968-02-263.7N/A40-121.1
37.41964-04-253.7N/A40.1-120.1
39.81970-04-233.71040.23-121.38
40.71966-09-273.7N/A39.5-120.2
44.51983-07-033.71439.41-120.22
35.01970-12-093.6240.13-121.35
17.01981-01-023.52739.73-120.53
24.11963-07-083.5N/A40.2-121
35.11958-01-253.5N/A40.37-121.02
41.91967-09-273.5N/A39.5-120.17

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Greenhorn, CA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Greenhorn, CA.


* 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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