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Helm, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Helm is much lower than California average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Helm is about the same as 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, #1044

Helm, CA
5.40
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, #1265

Helm, CA
0.0011
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, #546

Helm, CA
15.05
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 481 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Helm, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:2Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:36Hail:116Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:53Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:20Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:251 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Helm, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
97.7Red ConesUS-California, United States37.58-119.052748Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 115 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Helm, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
19.01983-05-026.71036.23-120.31
21.41983-07-226736.24-120.41
41.81934-06-086N/A35.93-120.48
24.31985-08-045.91136.13-120.13
21.21982-10-255.61136.33-120.5
21.61983-07-255.6836.23-120.4
18.01983-09-095.4736.23-120.26
20.51983-07-095.4936.25-120.4
21.91983-06-115.4236.26-120.45
17.51983-05-095.31236.25-120.3
22.51983-07-225.3836.22-120.41
10.31975-08-035.1N/A36.46-120.35
16.81983-05-035.1836.27-120.32
20.41983-09-1151036.24-120.38
31.01947-02-055N/A36.22-120.62
40.31956-11-165N/A35.95-120.47
42.21966-06-295N/A35.94-120.52
18.21983-05-094.91236.24-120.3
25.61976-01-144.9536.11-120.16
40.21965-09-194.9N/A35.9-120.1
49.91985-11-284.91036.56-121.06
16.61980-09-244.8836.24-120.17
18.21983-05-034.8836.24-120.3
20.81983-05-034.8836.21-120.33
16.01962-04-154.7N/A36.52-120.45
17.71983-05-044.7536.26-120.33
18.31983-05-244.7936.25-120.33
24.21983-05-034.71036.14-120.27
17.91983-05-034.61136.28-120.37
17.91983-05-054.61136.28-120.37
11.41963-11-304.51636.58-120.33
17.21983-05-044.51236.28-120.35
19.11983-05-034.51036.27-120.39
20.11983-05-034.51136.23-120.35
22.21983-05-124.51136.17-120.27
23.71983-05-034.5736.14-120.22
42.31958-10-104.5N/A35.93-120.5
49.11961-07-314.5N/A35.78-120.32
16.21984-02-194.41036.28-120.32
22.71984-05-084.4836.17-120.3
23.01985-05-114.4936.16-120.28
26.21985-08-054.4836.11-120.06
32.41985-08-044.41236.02-120.05
34.01985-08-074.41135.99-120.11
18.91983-08-144.31036.29-120.41
20.81983-08-124.3936.18-120.14
22.01985-01-034.31036.18-120.3
22.11982-10-254.31236.32-120.51
27.81983-12-214.31136.08-120.22
46.41969-11-174.3N/A36.43-121
47.01969-11-174.3N/A36.43-121.01
21.71983-07-184.21136.18-120.28
22.31983-06-074.21236.16-120.22
22.51983-07-224.2736.22-120.41
22.91983-05-224.21036.15-120.2
40.61983-02-054.2836.69-120.85
43.31973-09-154.21836.6-119.4
21.81985-10-084.11136.17-120.24
23.21984-04-244.11036.16-120.29
23.91983-07-224.1836.22-120.45
43.31982-06-254.1935.94-120.56
49.41967-08-124.1N/A35.8-120.44
49.61982-06-194.1936.51-121.06
17.71983-09-094636.24-120.28
18.51983-08-1241036.29-120.4
19.71983-07-144736.22-120.31
20.91982-10-2541136.34-120.5
21.01983-08-2641236.3-120.47
25.11983-06-1241436.13-120.29
41.91947-07-144N/A35.91-119.91
46.01966-06-284N/A35.82-120.28
46.71954-11-014N/A37.07-120.58
47.11936-05-234N/A36.17-120.92
17.61983-07-123.9936.3-120.39
17.61983-09-093.9836.23-120.23
21.11983-07-093.9336.26-120.43
21.81983-08-263.91236.21-120.37
22.81985-06-143.9936.16-120.27
24.81983-11-203.9736.21-120.46
26.41979-01-073.9436.1-120.21
19.01984-01-273.8736.28-120.4
20.41983-05-273.81336.24-120.38
21.41983-09-073.81236.28-120.46
42.51971-01-313.81035.93-120.51
42.51966-10-273.8N/A35.93-120.51
12.81983-07-223.7736.35-120.33
16.51983-07-173.71236.28-120.33
19.71985-04-093.7936.21-120.28
20.11984-08-163.7736.19-120.19
20.51983-07-093.7236.28-120.44
27.61972-03-313.7236.86-120.01
28.31984-09-073.7536.09-120.01
39.61967-07-243.7N/A35.97-120.49
40.21977-11-293.71135.96-120.49
41.01977-07-263.7935.94-120.47
41.01969-01-093.7N/A36-120.6
49.91945-06-143.7N/A36.9-120.9
21.21985-07-243.6936.19-120.29
22.71983-09-103.6236.26-120.47
29.71968-03-253.6N/A36.36-120.68
39.41966-07-023.6N/A35.92-120.3
44.21954-03-093.6N/A35.9-120.5
44.61966-06-283.6N/A35.9-120.52
44.61966-06-293.6N/A35.9-120.52
18.51985-03-273.5636.29-120.4
22.31983-07-093.5736.23-120.42
23.31976-01-153.5736.15-120.25
24.81932-02-023.5N/A36.57-120.6
26.61964-12-233.5N/A36.8-119.9
27.11977-12-293.5836.86-120.04
40.61959-08-053.5N/A35.95-120.48
41.01969-06-193.5N/A36.12-119.58
42.71982-06-273.51035.94-120.54
45.21985-07-023.52336.98-119.64
46.51977-12-283.5235.82-120.33

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Helm, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
30.01962-03-22236°48'N / 119°48'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Fresno
31.61980-04-05236°22'N / 119°42'W36°19'N / 119°33'W8.90 Miles10 Yards01250K0Kings
39.11980-04-05236°19'N / 119°33'W36°17'N / 119°27'W6.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Tulare


* 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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