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The chance of earthquake damage in Haakon County is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Haakon County is much lower than South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #41

Haakon County
0.01
South Dakota
0.05
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, #1

Haakon County
0.0000
South Dakota
0.0000
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, #54

Haakon County
36.66
South Dakota
114.73
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 5,058 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Haakon County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:13Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:149Hail:2,947Heat:1Heavy Snow:13
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:1Landslide:0Strong Wind:73
Thunderstorm Winds:1,731Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:20Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:1
Other:83 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Haakon County.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Haakon County.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Haakon County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 9 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Haakon County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
15.21974-05-19244°16'N / 101°19'W44°18'N / 101°15'W2.70 Miles33 Yards003K0Haakon
16.21964-07-26244°03'N / 101°36'W0025K0Haakon
17.71992-06-15244°02'N / 101°40'W2.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Haakon
18.51959-08-31244°25'N / 101°55'W0025K0Haakon
25.21964-05-02243°49'N / 101°42'W44°02'N / 101°40'W14.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
31.21974-05-19244°21'N / 101°01'W44°25'N / 100°56'W5.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Stanley
35.91960-08-24244°22'N / 101°01'W44°26'N / 100°45'W13.60 Miles200 Yards0125K0Stanley
38.62010-05-24244°31'N / 102°07'W44°51'N / 102°10'W22.00 Miles440 Yards00100K0KMeade
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down south of Plainview and traveled more than 22 miles to (). It damaged a manufactured home shortly after it formed, tearing off its roof and blowing over its walls. It also destroyed an old, abandoned house and pole barn and tossed a combine, hay swather, and van. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms spawned five tornadoes from southeastern Meade into northeastern Perkins County.
45.01953-06-14243°28'N / 101°30'W43°50'N / 101°16'W27.70 Miles440 Yards0025K0Davison


* 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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