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The chance of earthquake damage in Homewood is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Homewood is higher than Pennsylvania average and is about the same as the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1738

Homewood, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Homewood, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #498

Homewood, PA
145.92
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 5,121 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Homewood, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:5Cold:12Dense Fog:0Drought:13
Dust Storm:0Flood:720Hail:1,021Heat:8Heavy Snow:94
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:34Landslide:0Strong Wind:102
Thunderstorm Winds:2,933Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:58Winter Weather:13
Other:107 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Homewood, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Homewood, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 53 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Homewood, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.41985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
6.01954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
8.91954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
12.91977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
13.81956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
15.01967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
17.41981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
17.51992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
18.52001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
20.51985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
20.71985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
21.41992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
24.21987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
24.31986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
25.31963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
26.81955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
26.81985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
27.01985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
27.41985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
28.11956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
28.11978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
29.41964-06-15241°14'N / 80°14'W04250K0Mercer
29.51956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
30.51954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
31.01954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
31.61976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning
31.71981-04-28240°44'N / 79°44'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Butler
32.11978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
33.32002-11-10241°15'N / 80°28'W41°20'N / 80°21'W7.00 Miles500 Yards1191.0M0Mercer
 Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH
34.41980-06-03440°39'N / 79°44'W40°37'N / 79°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards020250.0M0Allegheny
35.41985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull
35.91955-03-01341°16'N / 80°40'W2.50 Miles40 Yards16250K0Mahoning
36.01954-06-01241°18'N / 80°05'W033K0Mercer
38.11975-06-04240°35'N / 80°13'W40°11'N / 79°32'W45.30 Miles30 Yards000K0Beaver
39.21956-05-13240°22'N / 79°52'W0.70 Mile200 Yards05250K0Allegheny
39.51980-06-03440°37'N / 79°42'W40°36'N / 79°33'W7.60 Miles33 Yards00250.0M0Westmoreland
41.01985-05-31241°13'N / 79°48'W41°12'N / 79°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards010K0Venango
41.51963-08-03340°19'N / 79°53'W27025.0M0Allegheny
43.11954-09-30240°45'N / 81°09'W1325K0Carroll
44.41983-05-22240°17'N / 79°53'W40°18'N / 79°47'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Allegheny
44.81980-06-03440°36'N / 79°33'W40°35'N / 79°30'W2.30 Miles33 Yards0120250.0M0Armstrong
45.11965-11-16240°48'N / 81°15'W40°50'N / 81°08'W5.90 Miles300 Yards292.5M0Stark
46.11972-05-02341°28'N / 80°13'W41°29'N / 80°12'W0025K0Mercer
46.81985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°25'W7.00 Miles350 Yards0525.0M0Mercer
47.31985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°31'W0.20 Mile300 Yards0025K0Trumbull
47.61981-08-07241°24'N / 79°51'W00250K0Venango
47.91985-05-31541°12'N / 81°09'W41°12'N / 81°02'W6.50 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Portage
48.01986-09-23240°58'N / 79°26'W0.50 Mile40 Yards012.5M0Armstrong
48.11985-05-31441°29'N / 80°25'W41°31'N / 79°56'W22.50 Miles350 Yards87525.0M0Crawford
49.01990-06-30240°07'N / 80°09'W0.20 Mile250 Yards0025K0Washington
49.11992-07-12241°03'N / 81°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Portage
49.61972-05-02341°29'N / 80°12'W41°33'N / 80°04'W7.90 Miles33 Yards0325K0Crawford
49.81983-05-22240°18'N / 79°47'W40°20'N / 79°30'W14.00 Miles200 Yards062.5M0Westmoreland


* 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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