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

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

Earthquake Index, #490

Hardesty, OK
0.04
Oklahoma
0.31
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

Hardesty, OK
0.0000
Oklahoma
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, #773

Hardesty, OK
161.37
Oklahoma
363.83
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 2,813 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Hardesty, OK were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:70Hail:1,876Heat:0Heavy Snow:21
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:35
Thunderstorm Winds:731Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:7Winter Weather:1
Other:57 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Hardesty, OK.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Hardesty, OK.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
29.01974-02-154.62436.5-100.69

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 57 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Hardesty, OK.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
11.31993-05-05336°30'N / 101°23'W36°39'N / 101°24'W12.00 Miles500 Yards00500K500KTexas
11.61982-03-19436°25'N / 101°05'W36°35'N / 101°00'W5.00 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Ochiltree
15.61967-07-03236°50'N / 101°16'W0125K0Texas
18.01975-11-19236°42'N / 101°30'W0.30 Mile270 Yards00250K0Texas
18.72008-06-18236°40'N / 100°54'W36°31'N / 100°49'W12.00 Miles200 Yards00200K0KBeaver
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado start and end times were estimated. The tornado touched down at approximately 2000 CST about six miles northwest of Bryans Corner and traveled south southeast across U.S. Highway 412 and Oklahoma State Highway 3. The Emergency Manager reported significant damage on the west side of U.S. Highway 83 and the north and south side of Oklahoma State Highway 3. The tornado knocked down thirty-five power poles and caused extensive damage to a large framed metal barn. The tornado also lifted a twenty-four foot aluminum stock trailer airborne and moved it one hundred yards. The trailer weighed approximately four thousand pounds. A residence also lost the back side and and the east half of their roof and another residence lost an outbuilding. No injuries were reported. The tornado finally dissipated at approximately 2015 CST seven miles south of Bryans Corner. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms producing damaging winds and large hail moved across the central and eastern Oklahoma Panhandle during the evening hours. Severe thunderstorms also produced a tornado in the eastern Oklahoma Panhandle which caused extensive damage. No injuries were reported however.
19.21971-06-09436°16'N / 101°24'W36°26'N / 101°12'W15.90 Miles1760 Yards000K0Hansford
19.31978-04-30236°30'N / 100°55'W36°35'N / 100°48'W8.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
22.41961-06-03236°54'N / 101°00'W000K0Texas
23.01969-06-07236°52'N / 101°28'W003K0Texas
24.81957-06-10236°20'N / 100°55'W003K0Ochiltree
25.01982-03-19436°36'N / 101°00'W36°49'N / 100°31'W29.00 Miles50 Yards07250K0Beaver
25.01968-06-08236°50'N / 100°50'W0.80 Mile33 Yards003K0Beaver
26.01987-05-25336°16'N / 101°03'W36°16'N / 100°59'W3.00 Miles700 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
26.61971-06-09236°16'N / 101°24'W0025K0Hansford
26.91950-05-04236°24'N / 100°48'W36°25'N / 100°46'W1.90 Miles50 Yards113250K0Ochiltree
27.21982-03-19436°04'N / 101°37'W36°25'N / 101°05'W48.00 Miles880 Yards052.5M0Hansford
27.31993-05-05336°53'N / 101°21'W37°07'N / 101°16'W11.00 Miles1200 Yards0050K50KTexas
27.41961-06-03236°38'N / 100°42'W1.30 Miles33 Yards000K0Beaver
28.21967-07-03236°25'N / 100°45'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Ochiltree
28.81982-06-14236°12'N / 101°12'W36°12'N / 101°05'W7.00 Miles100 Yards010250K0Hansford
29.31987-05-25336°12'N / 101°24'W36°15'N / 101°24'W3.00 Miles530 Yards0025K0Hansford
29.91982-06-14236°12'N / 101°05'W36°12'N / 101°00'W5.20 Miles100 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
29.91990-05-31236°10'N / 101°18'W36°12'N / 101°11'W5.50 Miles600 Yards002.5M0Hansford
31.52001-04-10236°08'N / 101°12'W36°11'N / 101°11'W4.00 Miles200 Yards02750K0Hansford
 Brief Description: An official storm damage survey was made on the tornado path length and width. The tornado destroyed several grain bins and a grain elevator to Agco facility. Extensive damage also occurred at a local farm...including the home...barns and equipment. Several power poles also were blown down. Severe thunderstorms producing large hail...damaging winds...and tornadoes occurred across the western Texas panhandle during the early evening hours and then moved east and northeast across the central and eastern Texas panhandle during the late evening hours.
32.62003-05-15237°02'N / 100°57'W37°03'N / 100°56'W2.50 Miles100 Yards006.0M0Seward
 Brief Description: The tornado began 1 mile west of town and first tore through the northwest part of Liberal destroying several mobile homes and throwing a pickup into the debris. Other homes in the area received heavy roof damage.
32.92001-04-10236°31'N / 100°41'W36°41'N / 100°31'W12.00 Miles200 Yards00450K0Beaver
 Brief Description: An official storm damage survey was made and the tornado path length and width were estimated. Extensive damage to two homes...several barns...farm equipment...power poles...trees and a windmill. Severe thunderstorms with large hail...damaging winds...and tornadoes affected much of the Oklahoma panhandle during the evening hours. A total of one hundred and twenty-two power poles were blown down due to the wind and tornadoes in Beaver county alone.
33.02003-05-15237°02'N / 100°56'W37°03'N / 100°55'W2.50 Miles100 Yards008.0M0Seward
 Brief Description: The second tornado stayed mainly in town. It destroyed several buildings and caused significant roof and tree damage.
33.31990-05-31336°10'N / 101°03'W36°12'N / 100°48'W14.00 Miles1407 Yards002.5M0Ochiltree
33.61963-07-15336°46'N / 100°37'W000K0Beaver
33.71962-05-27336°11'N / 100°53'W36°14'N / 100°50'W4.50 Miles200 Yards0132.5M0Ochiltree
33.91963-07-15236°44'N / 100°36'W000K0Beaver
34.11951-06-05236°32'N / 101°48'W003K0Texas
34.41962-05-27236°11'N / 100°53'W1.00 Mile83 Yards000K0Ochiltree
36.61982-03-18237°07'N / 100°59'W0.50 Mile30 Yards0025K0Seward
37.71962-05-27236°29'N / 100°32'W000K0Lipscomb
38.61953-05-27237°10'N / 101°18'W000K0Stevens
40.21951-06-23237°11'N / 101°21'W1525K0Stevens
40.31987-03-22236°33'N / 100°31'W36°42'N / 100°25'W10.00 Miles83 Yards0625K0Beaver
40.81971-06-09236°03'N / 101°26'W36°03'N / 101°23'W3.00 Miles440 Yards003K0Hutchinson
41.01990-05-31236°05'N / 100°58'W36°03'N / 100°51'W3.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
42.81951-05-14236°52'N / 101°54'W000K0Texas
43.52001-04-06237°06'N / 101°39'W37°11'N / 101°36'W6.60 Miles350 Yards02100K0Morton
 Brief Description: Rapidly moving tornado completely destroyed a mobile home. Female occupant ended up in some bushes and had a broken arm. Male occupant had debris in his eye. Their truck was rolled into trees and nearby outbuildings were demolished. Location of this home was north of Rolla. Elsewhere, 20 power poles were taken down, damage was done to buildings in Rolla with a garage losing its roof. Several silos were damaged or destroyed in the path of the tornado.
43.61989-06-06337°11'N / 101°01'W37°14'N / 100°50'W12.00 Miles500 Yards0025K0Seward
43.81951-05-14236°54'N / 101°54'W003K0Texas
44.51977-05-01236°54'N / 100°30'W36°56'N / 100°28'W2.70 Miles100 Yards000K0Beaver
44.71970-09-06236°44'N / 100°24'W0025K0Beaver
45.02007-03-28236°31'N / 100°23'W36°37'N / 100°23'W16.00 Miles150 Yards20102K0KBeaver
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado originated in northern Lipscomb County five miles east of Booker at 1816 CST. The tornado moved northward and entered Beaver County at 1828 CST. Damage occurred on a farmstead about one mile into Beaver County severely damaging several outbuildings and a grain bin. Little or no damage occurred to the home. The tornado continued north...briefly became a large multi vortex tornado...and then consolidated into one large funnel...snapping power poles and large trees. The tornado struck and destroyed a single family home at 1850 CST where two fatalities occurred. It appeared that the couple killed in the tornado did seek refuge in their small bathroom...which was destroyed. In addition to the small home...a storage barn was destroyed and two vehicles were moved as much as twenty yards. A horse trailer was destoyed as it bounced and rolled for approximately fifty yards. The tornado continued moving north for approximately another six or seven miles...damaging only power poles...fences...and trees before it lifted. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms during the early evening hours produced deadly tornadoes...damaging winds and hail across the central and eastern Oklahoma panhandle. Heavy rains caused flash flooding in the eastern Oklahoma panhandle during the late night and early morning hours. A couple was killed in Beaver County when a tornado struck their home.
46.12007-03-28236°43'N / 100°24'W36°49'N / 100°22'W6.00 Miles100 Yards0058K0KBeaver
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado began just south of the Bar-B Ranch and moved north damaging much of the ranch property...mainly along the western edge. A large horse trailer and several other utility trailers were destroyed as they bounced and rolled and/or became airborne for significant distances. The horse trailer was displaced more than one hundred and fifty yards from its original location. Several power poles and trees were snapped at the base within the path of the tornado. A large grain silo was toppled with parts of the roof of the silo carried over one hundred yards. No injuries were reported. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms during the early evening hours produced deadly tornadoes...damaging winds and hail across the central and eastern Oklahoma panhandle. Heavy rains caused flash flooding in the eastern Oklahoma panhandle during the late night and early morning hours. A couple was killed in Beaver County when a tornado struck their home.
46.21993-05-05437°07'N / 101°16'W37°27'N / 101°13'W21.00 Miles800 Yards005.0M50KStevens
 Brief Description: A 1/2 mile wide F4 tornado quickly developed near the area where the previous tornado roped out. The tornado developed six miles southeast of Hugoton. At the beginning, a multiple vortex tornado was observed. The tornado moved to the north and gradually turned and moved to the northeast. The tornado roped out two miles north of the Stevens/Grant County line. The tornado passed 4 1/2 miles to the east of Hugoton and 2 1/2 miles to the west of Moscow. A farmstead 4 1/2 miles southwest of Moscow was completely destroyed. At least 30 irrigation systems were also destroyed. A female teenager in bare feet received a cut on the foot when she stepped on broken glass at the farmstead.
47.21951-05-14237°00'N / 101°54'W000K0Morton
47.81982-03-18436°01'N / 101°44'W36°04'N / 101°37'W6.00 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Moore
47.82003-05-15237°15'N / 100°56'W37°18'N / 100°56'W4.90 Miles100 Yards00150K0Seward
 Brief Description: The tornado began 15 miles north and 1.5 miles west of the center of Liberal and ended 18 miles north and 2 miles east. One home received minor roof damage and broken windows. The second home was destroyed with debris from the home traveling 1/4 of a mile.
48.01951-06-06337°35'N / 101°22'W37°02'N / 100°56'W44.80 Miles33 Yards0325K0Grant
48.31974-06-21337°12'N / 100°42'W37°10'N / 100°40'W2.70 Miles30 Yards0225K0Seward
48.42007-05-23236°10'N / 100°31'W36°13'N / 100°29'W7.00 Miles440 Yards0023K0KLipscomb
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado developed just north of County Road Z and just east of State Highway 23 or about nineteen miles south of Booker at 2140 CST. The tornado traveled north northeast causing damage to trees...power poles...barns...and full oil drums. The tornado was confirmed by photographs. The tornado dissipated about twelve miles west of Lipscomb or north of Farm to Market Road 3260 and east of State Highway 23. No injuries were reported. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours produced numerous tornadoes...large hail...prolonged flooding and flash flooding...and damaging winds across the central and northeastern Texas Panhandle. No injuries were reported.
49.41978-04-30336°22'N / 100°26'W36°30'N / 100°14'W14.40 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lipscomb
49.62010-05-18235°54'N / 101°28'W35°58'N / 101°29'W5.00 Miles300 Yards0040K0KHutchinson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down three miles south southwest of Pringle or six miles northwest of Stinnett at 1844 CST. The tornado was on the ground for about five miles with a maximum path width of three hundred yards. The tornado moved to the north dissipating at 1900 CST three miles northwest of Pringle. The National Weather Service survey team found significant damage to a farm located on County Road J between County Road 8 and County Road 9. A large portion of the roof was removed from the residence with considerable damage to several small sheds in the vicinity. Numerous trees were stripped with many broken large branches. A pickup truck behind the residence was flipped upside down with the cab smashed. Several power poles were snapped along County Road J just to the east of the residence with additional damage sustained to a few irrigation pivots. A storage bin and large fuel tank were found up to fifty yards to the east northeast of their original locations. One resident was home at the time but no injuries were reported. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms producing many tornadoes along with large hail and strong thunderstorm wind gusts tracked across much of the Texas Panhandle from the early evening hours into the early morning hours. No injuries were reported...however a few of the tornadoes caused some damage.


* 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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