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

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

Earthquake Index, #638

Hartsburg, MO
0.02
Missouri
0.70
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

Hartsburg, MO
0.0000
Missouri
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, #1014

Hartsburg, MO
151.15
Missouri
214.01
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 3,529 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Hartsburg, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:17Dense Fog:7Drought:8
Dust Storm:0Flood:491Hail:1,443Heat:47Heavy Snow:16
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:20Landslide:0Strong Wind:9
Thunderstorm Winds:1,293Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:5Winter Storm:58Winter Weather:34
Other:80 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Hartsburg, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Hartsburg, MO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 49 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Hartsburg, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.81980-05-12238°44'N / 92°26'W38°44'N / 92°25'W0025K0Cole
7.11980-05-12238°44'N / 92°25'W38°52'N / 92°10'W16.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Boone
11.21973-05-26238°49'N / 92°10'W3.00 Miles50 Yards01250K0Boone
13.81966-10-14238°38'N / 92°34'W38°38'N / 92°32'W0025K0Moniteau
14.71967-10-24238°38'N / 92°34'W0.50 Mile50 Yards003K0Moniteau
15.01990-11-27338°53'N / 92°27'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Boone
15.91980-05-12238°52'N / 92°10'W38°54'N / 92°06'W3.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Callaway
17.01980-05-12238°34'N / 92°48'W38°44'N / 92°26'W22.70 Miles50 Yards0025K0Moniteau
17.51998-11-10338°57'N / 92°20'W38°57'N / 92°20'W2.00 Miles70 Yards0166.0M0Boone
 Brief Description: Close to 50 homes or businesses were destroyed or suffered major damage from an early morning tornado that hit on the southeast side of Columbia. Miraculously, only 16 people were injured, most minor cuts and bruises, by the the multiple-vortex tornado which reached F3 intensity. The tornado first touched down in the South Ridge Subdivision where at least 20 homes were virtually destroyed. On Lakespur Court, 5 homes here suffered considerable roof and wall damage as the tornado quickly reached F2 strength. The tornado moved north-northeast and crossed Churchill Street. The upper half of a two-story house in this area was completely destroyed. As the tornado continued northeast, it briefly reached F3 intensity at the corner of Saratoga and Lupine Drives. A ranch home in this area was completely levelled. Other nearby homes in this area sustained severe roof and wall damage. Large trees that were downed fell in a definite convergent pattern. The tornado tracked northeast across Balmoral and Caliente Courts and Hialeah Drive. About 15 homes in this area sustained major damage. Several homes in this area were speared by 2 by 4 boards driven by the wind. Severe roof damage was also noted on several homes on Solano Court. The tornado caused significant damage to seven large homes on Le Mesa Drive. It was noted in this area that the walls of two homes were drawn in toward the center axis of the tornado. The tornado crossed Highway 63 and caused at least $400,000 in damage in the Concorde Office and Industrial Plaza. Metal roofs and walls and loading dock doors were blown away on several buildings. At one warehouse, the damage tripped the sprinkler system which then flooded the inside of the building.
18.21966-10-14238°33'N / 92°40'W38°38'N / 92°34'W7.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Moniteau
19.52006-03-13238°46'N / 92°04'W38°51'N / 91°53'W13.00 Miles100 Yards0200Callaway
 Brief Description: A tornado initially formed at approximately 12:30 am CST along County Road 337 about 2 miles northeast of Guthrie. Light tree damaged occurred in this area. The tornado traveled northeast and moderately damaged a home just north of County Road 328 approximately 1.5 miles west of US Highway 54. The home was moved approximately 25 feet off the foundation. Extensive tree damage occurred to the southwest and northeast of this location. Two people were injured at this location and were hospitalized for several days. Another home just to the east suffered roof damage. The damage width in this area was about 100 yards wide and was rated as F2 intensity. The tornado damaged a barn along US Highway 54 approximately 2 miles southwest of Fulton. Debris from the barn was thrown into the highway median. The track continued to the northeast and damaged trees along Highway NN, and damaged outbuildings along Highway C approximately 1.5 miles south of Fulton. The damage in this area was rated as F0 intensity. The tornado track continued northeast crossing Highways O and UU causing tree damage. The tornado dissipated approximately 3 miles east of Fulton along highway JJ. The damage in this area was rated as F0 intensity. The complete tornado track was approximately 13 miles long.
22.11990-11-27338°57'N / 92°20'W39°05'N / 92°13'W12.00 Miles50 Yards0325.0M0Boone
22.11986-10-03238°22'N / 92°25'W38°24'N / 92°22'W3.30 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Cole
22.71990-06-07238°27'N / 92°35'W0.50 Mile73 Yards0025.0M0Moniteau
22.71966-05-23238°47'N / 91°54'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Callaway
23.41999-04-08239°01'N / 92°27'W39°02'N / 92°23'W4.00 Miles120 Yards0500Boone
 Brief Description: A tornado first formed near Midway and created a 4 mile damage path as it moved northeast across Boone County. Damage first occurred along Locust Grove Road where 1 barn and 2 equipment buildings were destroyed and 3 homes suffered roof and siding damage. Numerous trees were blown down or snapped in two in this area. When the tornado crossed O.B. Brown Road, a mobile home was destroyed as were 7 outbuildings. One home completely lost its roof while another lost half of its roof. Witnessed described the tornado as a swirling mass of rain and debris.
24.81982-05-14238°50'N / 92°44'W1.00 Mile77 Yards0025K0Cooper
25.01986-10-03238°20'N / 92°28'W38°22'N / 92°25'W6.70 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Miller
26.81999-04-08239°03'N / 92°21'W39°07'N / 92°10'W10.00 Miles120 Yards0000Boone
 Brief Description: The supercell that spawned the tornado near Midway created another tornado that first caused damage near Hinton. A couple of farm equipment buildings and a garage were destroyed. Near Hallsville, one home lost its roof and an equipment building was destroyed. 3 grain bins were destroyed with one landing about 3/4 mile from its original location. To the southeast of Hallsville 3 homes suffered roof damage, 1 barn, 2 equipment buildings and a grain bin were destroyed.
28.41959-09-27239°03'N / 92°35'W39°04'N / 92°32'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Howard
28.41959-09-27239°04'N / 92°32'W39°05'N / 92°30'W0025K0Howard
28.81966-10-14238°21'N / 92°39'W38°23'N / 92°37'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Miller
29.11961-03-05238°23'N / 92°40'W38°23'N / 92°40'W00250K0Morgan
29.31959-09-27239°02'N / 92°40'W39°03'N / 92°35'W4.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Howard
29.81992-09-07238°52'N / 92°55'W38°50'N / 92°44'W10.20 Miles60 Yards00250K0Cooper
30.91983-05-01338°27'N / 91°55'W38°29'N / 91°43'W9.00 Miles400 Yards032.5M0Osage
32.01954-04-30238°26'N / 92°50'W38°28'N / 92°47'W3.60 Miles400 Yards000K0Morgan
33.91961-03-05238°16'N / 92°46'W38°23'N / 92°40'W9.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Morgan
34.61956-12-04239°07'N / 92°10'W39°13'N / 92°00'W11.10 Miles400 Yards00250K0Boone
35.91973-04-20238°50'N / 92°57'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Cooper
39.51966-12-08239°13'N / 92°00'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Audrain
40.31970-06-12339°09'N / 91°50'W16.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Audrain
40.61966-10-14238°06'N / 92°31'W38°09'N / 92°27'W4.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Miller
41.02006-03-12238°17'N / 92°51'W38°17'N / 92°51'W6.00 Miles100 Yards05850K0Morgan
 Brief Description: A tornado initially touched down southwest of Gravois Mills and tracked through the city. 20 homes were destroyed while another 10 were damaged. This tornado was spawned from the same cyclic supercell that produced tornadoes back in Hickory, Polk, Dade, and Barton counties.
43.01954-05-28238°12'N / 92°49'W38°13'N / 92°47'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0225K0Morgan
43.21982-03-15238°18'N / 92°59'W38°20'N / 92°54'W5.00 Miles600 Yards00250K0Morgan
43.72006-03-12339°19'N / 92°29'W39°20'N / 92°20'W10.70 Miles300 Yards4265.0M0Randolph
 Brief Description: Deadly tornado touched down at 2118 CST 2 miles east of Higbee. The tornado traveled northeast and attained F3 strength near the Monroe/Randolph county line. The tornado killed 4 people just to the east and southeast of Renick and there were 26 injuries. 13 of the injuries occurred when a bus transporting college students was overturned. Three businesses were destroyed as well as 30 residences. Thirty other dwelling places had minor to moderate damage. The tornado exited Randolph county into Monroe county at 2133 CST...8 miles southeast of Moberly. M60MH, F57MH, F84PH, M85PH
44.42006-03-12339°09'N / 92°57'W39°16'N / 92°40'W20.00 Miles350 Yards00450K0Howard
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed from Saline county into Howard county...8 miles southwest of Glasgow at 2046 CST. F2 damage was noted to several farmsteads to the northwest of Fayette before the tornado dissipated at 2102 CST...2 miles east of Armstrong.
46.21954-05-28238°09'N / 92°52'W38°12'N / 92°49'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Camden
46.31960-11-15238°13'N / 91°43'W38°14'N / 91°41'W1.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Maries
46.51955-04-23238°58'N / 91°33'W39°06'N / 91°34'W9.10 Miles100 Yards0025K0Montgomery
47.21973-04-20238°42'N / 93°11'W2.00 Miles50 Yards082.5M0Pettis
47.51966-10-14238°02'N / 92°35'W38°03'N / 92°34'W0025K0Camden
48.11982-04-16238°05'N / 91°57'W38°07'N / 91°45'W13.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Maries
48.32006-03-12238°37'N / 93°17'W38°40'N / 93°07'W11.20 Miles500 Yards162.5M0Pettis
 Brief Description: F2 tornado touched down 6.5 miles east of Green Ridge at 1612 CST and moved northeast. The tornado caused the death of one woman...when the trailer she was fleeing was blown on top of her. Another 6 people were injured as well. Numerous homes suffered varying degrees of damage. The tornado lifted one mile southwest of Smithton at 1625 CST. F39MH
49.12006-03-12339°03'N / 93°12'W39°07'N / 92°57'W15.00 Miles350 Yards0075K0Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down 6 miles south of Marshall at 2028 CST. It traveled east-northeast and for a time paralleled another tornado to the north before the first one occluded. Little damage was noted along the track until it neared the Howard county line. The tornado merged with another tornado near the Missouri River and quickly produced F3 damage to a farmstead. The tornado then entered Howard county 4 miles north of Arrow Rock at 2046 CST.
49.22006-03-12239°22'N / 92°19'W39°27'N / 92°11'W9.00 Miles300 Yards0000Monroe
 Brief Description: The tornado that hit Randolph County continued northeast into Monroe County southwest of Middle Grove. The tornado moved through rural areas damaging farm structures and trees. The tornado continued northeast causing tree damage to near Madison. Two miles south of Madison a mobile home was destroyed and a two story home was damaged. The damage was rated F2 at this location. The tornado destroyed another mobile home 2 miles southeast of Madison before dissipating. As this tornado dissipated, another formed just to the southeast.
49.31993-09-22239°06'N / 91°39'W39°05'N / 91°26'W12.00 Miles120 Yards005.0M0Audrain And Montgomery
 Brief Description: A tornado with an intermittent damage track first touched down in Martinsburg where many windows were shattered and numerous large trees were blown down. The county sheriff office reported the heaviest damage in a well defined path through town. The tornado crossed into Montgomery County at about 1655 CST. In Wellsville, two eye witnesses saw a tornado approach from the northwest and split into two funnels. The tornado uprooted trees which fell on several cars and houses. A few cars were crushed. A roof off the Kiddie Kastle Day Care Center along Highway 19 was ripped off and deposited between 200 and 250 yards downwind. Extensive damage to houses occured mainly in the southeast part of town. Strong winds from the tornado tore the roof off at least two houses. A wind gust to 90 mph was reported in town but it us unknown if it was directly associated with the tornado. To the east of Wellsville, the tornado apparently tore the roof off a barn near the intersection of Highway 161 and County Road CC before lifting. No one was injured.
49.61955-04-23239°06'N / 91°34'W39°08'N / 91°33'W1.90 Miles100 Yards0025K0Montgomery


* 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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