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

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Earthquake Index, #789

Iberia, OH
0.04
Ohio
0.16
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

Iberia, OH
0.0000
Ohio
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, #318

Iberia, OH
189.62
Ohio
156.02
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 4,437 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Iberia, OH were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:11Dense Fog:1Drought:8
Dust Storm:0Flood:518Hail:1,087Heat:8Heavy Snow:49
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:23Landslide:0Strong Wind:88
Thunderstorm Winds:2,467Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:74Winter Weather:14
Other:87 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Iberia, OH.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Iberia, OH.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 76 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Iberia, OH.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.41980-07-05240°40'N / 82°51'W0.20 Mile33 Yards0125K0Morrow
3.72000-05-23240°40'N / 82°54'W40°40'N / 82°54'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00200K0Marion
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down near Lyons Road approximately four miles west of the Town of Martel. The observed damage path was approximately three miles in length and was oriented west to east. The width of the path varied between 100 and 200 yards. Five homes were damaged and two mobile homes destroyed. One of the mobile homes was found wrapped around a large tree.
4.41975-08-13240°44'N / 82°47'W0.50 Mile20 Yards00250K0Crawford
7.91973-05-10240°42'N / 83°07'W40°40'N / 82°51'W13.90 Miles267 Yards003K0Marion
8.21973-05-10240°40'N / 82°51'W40°38'N / 82°31'W17.30 Miles267 Yards003K0Morrow
10.51970-05-13240°33'N / 82°56'W053K0Morrow
11.11981-06-13340°30'N / 82°54'W40°33'N / 82°51'W3.80 Miles350 Yards45625.0M0Morrow
11.81990-06-22240°36'N / 82°40'W40°35'N / 82°37'W3.00 Miles200 Yards012.5M0Morrow
11.81989-11-15240°26'N / 82°56'W40°36'N / 82°37'W21.00 Miles73 Yards002.5M0Morrow
12.61970-05-14240°30'N / 82°45'W40°32'N / 82°43'W3.00 Miles700 Yards07250K0Morrow
12.61989-11-15240°36'N / 82°37'W40°38'N / 82°36'W2.00 Miles73 Yards002.5M0Richland
13.11985-03-28240°40'N / 82°35'W2.00 Miles77 Yards002.5M0Richland
15.91977-06-30240°53'N / 82°41'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Richland
17.31965-04-11240°25'N / 83°01'W40°28'N / 82°50'W9.90 Miles400 Yards0222.5M0Morrow
17.81990-06-22240°35'N / 82°37'W40°41'N / 82°23'W19.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Richland
18.51971-05-06240°31'N / 83°12'W40°34'N / 83°04'W7.40 Miles150 Yards03250K0Marion
19.41979-08-08240°31'N / 83°08'W1.20 Miles50 Yards00250K0Marion
19.51982-04-03240°30'N / 82°33'W0.80 Mile50 Yards09250K0Knox
20.11960-08-21240°30'N / 83°11'W40°30'N / 83°05'W4.50 Miles880 Yards0025K0Marion
20.51973-05-10240°38'N / 82°31'W40°37'N / 82°23'W6.60 Miles267 Yards01425K0Richland
22.71965-08-25240°42'N / 82°24'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Richland
23.01972-08-17240°54'N / 82°30'W0.10 Mile30 Yards0025K0Richland
24.71965-11-16241°00'N / 82°58'W41°04'N / 82°53'W5.90 Miles500 Yards00250K0Seneca
25.01965-04-11240°23'N / 83°15'W40°25'N / 83°01'W12.30 Miles400 Yards4352.5M0Delaware
25.11973-05-10240°46'N / 83°30'W40°42'N / 83°07'W20.40 Miles267 Yards0025K0Wyandot
26.11983-05-02241°01'N / 82°36'W2.00 Miles50 Yards02250K0Huron
26.11981-06-08240°32'N / 82°25'W40°32'N / 82°20'W3.80 Miles50 Yards02250K0Knox
26.81972-08-17241°02'N / 82°37'W2.80 Miles183 Yards00250K0Huron
26.81970-04-02240°24'N / 82°29'W2.00 Miles150 Yards01250K0Knox
26.81982-03-31240°24'N / 82°29'W1.00 Mile200 Yards04250K0Knox
27.31957-06-11240°18'N / 82°42'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Knox
29.21973-05-10341°06'N / 82°42'W41°02'N / 82°30'W11.00 Miles50 Yards51002.5M0Huron
29.41965-04-11341°04'N / 83°08'W41°07'N / 82°51'W15.00 Miles300 Yards430250K0Seneca
30.31992-07-13241°03'N / 83°19'W41°03'N / 82°59'W16.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Seneca
30.81965-04-11240°22'N / 83°16'W40°23'N / 83°15'W0525K0Union
31.21986-03-10241°03'N / 82°41'W41°10'N / 82°35'W8.00 Miles200 Yards1102.5M0Huron
32.81964-06-15240°56'N / 83°22'W07250K0Wyandot
33.72000-09-20240°11'N / 82°44'W40°16'N / 82°29'W16.00 Miles100 Yards001.0M100KLicking
 Brief Description: A tornado tracked out of Delaware county across the northwestern part of the county and then continued into Knox county. The storm lifted briefly in spots but maintained a 25 mile track across the three counties, mainly in rural areas. Eleven homes received major damage and 4 received minor damage. Several barns and outbuildings were also destroyed. Twelve buildings at the Buckeye Egg Company were destroyed, trapping one million chickens inside.
34.41973-05-10241°02'N / 82°30'W40°57'N / 82°08'W19.70 Miles667 Yards06250K0Ashland
34.61961-02-18241°06'N / 83°12'W1.50 Miles440 Yards00250K0Seneca
34.91989-11-27241°05'N / 82°48'W41°16'N / 82°34'W15.00 Miles73 Yards012.5M0Huron
35.02002-11-10341°06'N / 83°10'W41°14'N / 82°54'W21.00 Miles100 Yards1212.8M0Seneca
 Brief Description: An F1 tornado touched down southwest of Tiffin near the Seneca County Airport. The tornado moved east northeast and strengthened to F3 intesity as it crossed U.S. Highway 224 and moved into Tiffin. The Honey Creek subdivision along County Road 19 near US 224 was hard hit. Six homes on Nantucket Drive in the subdivision were destroyed and many other homes damaged. As the tornado continued across the southern part of Tiffin it leveled a business along State Route 231 and destroyed several homes on Siesta Drive just east of State Route 231. A retirement community along St. Francis Avenue and just north of Siesta Drive was also hard hit by the tornado. Eight homes in the community were destroyed with five more damaged enough to be declared uninhabitable. Another 25 homes sustained lesser amounts of damage and several cars were found lying upside down. The tornado weakened to F2 intensity as it crossed State Route 100 and moved over Greenlawn Cemetary. From the cemetary, the tornado began to move in more of a northeasterly direction and briefly weakened to F1 intensity as it passed to the east of Heidelburg College. The tornado reintensified to F2 as it crossed State Route 18 and continued northeast across open country where it damaged many more homes and buildings. The tornado reached strong F3 intensity for several miles to the northwest and north of Republic. A 24 year old male was killed and two other people seriously injured when a home in Scipio Township on County Road 38 near County Road 43 was swept off of it's foundation. Two other homes nearby were also leveled. The tornado remained on the ground for another ten miles and gradually weakened to F2 intensity. It finally lifted south of State Route 18 near Fireside. Later, the same parent thunderstorm spawned another tornado a few miles away in Huron County. Overall, this tornado destroyed 32 homes and businesses, heavily damaged another eight and slightly damaged around 70 homes in Seneca County. Dozens of cars were also damaged and destroyed with downed trees and power poles numbering in the hundreds. The damage path from this tornado was roughly 21 miles in length and over 200 yards in width at times. M24PH
35.51964-06-15240°52'N / 83°28'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Wyandot
35.61973-05-10341°14'N / 83°26'W41°06'N / 82°42'W39.10 Miles27 Yards102.5M0Seneca
35.91973-05-08240°06'N / 83°07'W40°15'N / 82°51'W17.30 Miles67 Yards00250K0Franklin
36.22000-09-20240°08'N / 82°50'W40°11'N / 82°47'W5.00 Miles100 Yards021.0M0Delaware
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in the southeastern part of the county, along Harlem road and then raced rapidly eastward to the Licking county line. Two high tension power line towers were bent over and 14 houses were either damaged or destroyed.
37.22002-11-10240°57'N / 82°13'W40°57'N / 82°13'W5.50 Miles50 Yards001.6M0Ashland
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down two miles southwest of Polk near the intersection of County Road 601 and Township Road 902. A new home at this location was destroyed. The tornado then traveled northeast across the western and northern portions of Polk. Two homes on the west side of Polk were heavily damaged and a small barn was leveled just north of town. Another 10 to 12 buildings, including two public buildings sustained minor damage in Polk. From Polk, the tornado traveled northeast across rural areas and passed just to the west of Albion. Two homes along County Road 620 just west of Township Road 521 lost entire roofs and had exterior walls partially or entirely knocked down. A nearby barn was leveled with debris thrown as much as one half mile. A small boat tethered in a pond near the barn was found a quarter mile away and the pond itself was filled with debris. A church in the area had it's steeple toppled. The tornado continued northeast and damaged several more homes and buildings. The tornado moved into Medina County just east of County Road 175. In the county, a total of five homes were either completely destroyed or declared unlivable with another 11 homes sustaining enough damage to require significant repairs. Approximately 30 additional homes and buildings suffered minor damage. A few dozen cars sustained varying amounts of damage. The tornado was on the ground in Ashland County for approximately five and a half miles with the damage path no more than 50 yards in width.
38.91985-05-31340°10'N / 82°43'W40°14'N / 82°11'W27.00 Miles150 Yards12025.0M0Licking
39.31970-04-02240°07'N / 82°55'W2.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Franklin
39.42002-11-10340°23'N / 83°32'W40°26'N / 83°27'W7.00 Miles300 Yards02500K0Union
 Brief Description: The tornado moved into the northwest part of the county from Logan County, tracking northeast across rural areas. Nine homes were damaged, four of which were completely destroyed. Half a dozen barn and sheds were destroyed. A 400-foot metal hi-tension cellular tower was toppled and destroyed and numerous cars were totalled. The worst damage occurred to a modular home along Newton-Perkins Road. Two individuals in the home were severely injured.
39.61974-04-03240°05'N / 82°51'W40°08'N / 82°46'W5.10 Miles90 Yards00250K0Franklin
39.82000-09-20241°15'N / 82°42'W41°15'N / 82°42'W1.50 Miles100 Yards01250K15KHuron
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down north of Monroeville along State Route 99 near Mead Road. The tornado traveled east for 2.5 miles along State Route 113 and dissipated in Erie County near the corner of Higbee and Livengood Roads. The tornado was not on the ground the entire length and had a damage path approximately 100 yards in width. A mobile home, small outbuilding, barn, garage and a camper were destroyed in Huron County. An adult male inside the mobile home was slightly injured. The damage path of the tornado was clearly visible through corn fields and debris from the destroyed buildings was strewn along the path and in some case thrown well outside the path. Ears of corn were found shucked, apparently by the tornado. Several hundred trees were downed along the damage path.
40.41975-11-10240°54'N / 83°33'W0.30 Mile30 Yards00250K0Hancock
41.11998-08-25240°14'N / 82°29'W40°10'N / 82°16'W10.00 Miles250 Yards00300K0Licking
 Brief Description: A tornado knocked down numerous trees, destroyed 2 barns, and caused significant damage to 4 homes.
41.42006-10-11240°05'N / 82°47'W40°05'N / 82°47'W1.00 Mile150 Yards0050.0M0KFranklin
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down and moved through the Upper Albany West subdivision. Sixty-seven homes were damaged, sixteen of those severely and an additional eight completely destroyed. Many of the homes sustained significant roof, siding and window damage. Much of the damage was F1, with some low end F2 damage to around 120 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A squall line moved through central Ohio during the evening. Two tornadoes occurred in the Columbus metro area as the squall line moved through.
42.71977-06-30241°18'N / 82°50'W0.70 Mile50 Yards00250K0Huron
42.81992-07-12241°11'N / 82°21'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Huron
43.92002-11-10241°02'N / 82°08'W41°02'N / 82°08'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00750K0Medina
 Brief Description: A tornado moved into the county from Ashland County just to the east of Firestone Road. The tornado then traveled northeast through Homerville and finally dissipated about a mile and a half northeast of the town. The first significant damage in the county occurred along Williams Road where a newer two story home lost it's roof and most of the second floor. Several other homes and buildings in this area sustained minor damage. In Homerville, an auto repair shop was destroyed and several homes sustained moderate to minor damage. A barn was destroyed just southwest of town. Many cars were damaged and dozens of trees downed. The tornado was on the ground in Medina County for approximately four miles and had a damage path no more than 50 yards in width.
44.12002-11-10340°21'N / 83°33'W40°21'N / 83°33'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0030K0Logan
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down across the extreme eastern part of the county and moved northeast, continuing into Union County. Two semi trailers and a shed roof were damaged.
44.12000-09-20241°18'N / 82°37'W41°18'N / 82°37'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00175K10KErie
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down north of Monroeville in Huron County and traveled east along State Route 113 into southern Erie County. The tornado dissipated near the corner of Higbee and Livengood Roads after destroying a farm house. The destroyed house was ripped from its foundation, moved 40 feet and knocked over. A second house and a small barn were also slightly damaged. The tornado traveled approximately one mile in Erie County and had a damage path about 100 yards wide. Debris from the homes was thrown well outside the damage path which was clearly visible through corn fields. Ears of corn were shucked, apparently by the tornado and some ears had many kernels removed. Several dozen trees were downed along the damage path.
44.22008-05-31241°05'N / 83°31'W41°08'N / 83°25'W6.00 Miles100 Yards061.0M0KHancock
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down in northeastern Hancock County about two miles southwest of Arcadia near the intersection of Township Roads 214 and 254. The tornado continued northeast for about six miles before moving into Seneca County on the south end of Fostoria. The total tornado path length was over eight miles. The track was parallel to State Route 12 and about a mile to the south of the road. The tornado was initially an EF1 but strengthened to EF2 intensity after crossing County Road 330. The tornado returned to EF1 intensity just before reaching County Road 23 on the southwest edge of Fostoria. The damage path had a maximum width of around 100 yards. Around a dozen properties sustained damage from this tornado. At least two homes were destroyed with several others heavily damaged. Many outbuildings were also damaged. Hundreds of trees were toppled along the damage path. At least six people were treated at a Fostoria hospital for cuts and bruises. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front trailing an area of low pressure over the central Great Lakes moved into western Ohio during the late evening hours of May 30th. Showers and thunderstorms developed in advance of this front and moved across northern Ohio during the early morning hours of May 31st. A few of these thunderstorms became severe with one producing a tornado.
44.51951-04-28241°00'N / 83°40'W41°06'N / 83°24'W15.20 Miles33 Yards052.5M0Hancock
45.62002-11-10240°58'N / 82°06'W40°59'N / 82°00'W5.00 Miles100 Yards001K0Wayne
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down about four miles south of West Salem just east of State Route 301 along Pleasant Home Road. The tornado then traveled northeast for approximately five miles before dissipating two and one half miles southwest of Burbank near the intersection of Britton and Franchester Roads. Extensive damage was done along the damage path which was mostly around 50 yards in width but up to several hundred feet wide along Palmer Road. A home on Pleasant Home Road was heavily damaged as were three other homes on Easton Road to the west of Wohlganuth Road. Two more homes were severely damaged on Wohlganuth Road. A home and six outbuildings were destroyed as the tornado crossed Palmer Road about a mile east of State Route 539 (Wohlganuth Road). A second home was leveled on Ruff Road just to the west of Stratton Road. Finally, a home was heavily damaged near where the tornado dissipated. Several other homes and buildings sustained minor damage. Many vehicles were also damaged. At least 20 power poles were snapped and several hundred trees downed along the damage path.
45.92002-11-10241°07'N / 83°30'W41°07'N / 83°30'W3.50 Miles50 Yards0011.0M0Hancock
 Brief Description: An F1 tornado touched down to the northeast of Arcadia in northeastern Hancock County. The initial touchdown occurred just south of State Route 12 and to the east of County Road 330. From this location the tornado moved northeast and strengthened to F2 intensity as it entered the southwest end of Fostoria. Two businesses were heavily damaged on the outskirts of Fostoria along State Route 12. One of the two, a fertilizer business, had two of it's four buildings completely leveled and the remaining two heavily damaged. A nearby gas storage facility had two large storage tanks damaged. Nearby, the tornado derailed two railroad cars near the West Tiffin Street crossing and toppled 19 high voltage transmission poles interrupting power for a large area. Extensive damage was done to neighborhoods on the southwest side of Tiffin with Jeannette Drive, Vickie Lane and West Tiffin Streets hardest hit. As the tornado neared downtown Fostoria it tore the roof off of a high school which allowed rain water to enter the building and damage all three floors. Total damage to the school was estimated to be well over $500,000. Just east of the school, the community hospital was hit and sustained over $1 million in damage. The tornado lifted just east of the hospital and touched down a second time on the northeast side of Fostoria (Seneca County). In Fostoria, eight homes were destroyed with nine more homes damaged enough to be declared uninhabitable. An additional 60 to 70 homes sustained minor damage with dozens of cars damaged in varying amounts. Hundreds of trees and power poles were downed along the damage path which was around 50 yards in width.
46.11973-05-30240°03'N / 83°07'W2.00 Miles17 Yards012.5M0Franklin
46.81973-05-10240°34'N / 82°01'W40°32'N / 81°54'W6.20 Miles17 Yards01250K0Holmes
47.11985-05-31340°14'N / 82°11'W40°14'N / 82°08'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025.0M0Coshocton
47.21971-02-22339°58'N / 82°56'W40°02'N / 82°50'W6.80 Miles100 Yards072.5M0Franklin
47.41973-05-25240°03'N / 83°11'W00250K0Franklin
47.82003-11-12240°48'N / 81°56'W40°48'N / 81°56'W12.00 Miles125 Yards0321.0M0Wayne
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down southwest of Wooster near the intersection of U.S. Route 250 and Old Lincoln Highway (County Road 30A). Several businesses were heavily damaged near the site of the initial touchdown. The tornado then crossed State Route 302 and moved over open farmland and into a business park on the southwest side of Wooster. Several more business were damaged in this area. The tornado continued east through residential neighborhoods just north of downtown Wooster. The tornado exited the city near the intersection of State Routes 3/83 and 585. A factory near this location was heavily damaged. The tornado continued east into Green Township and strengthened to F2 intensity at it crossed Geyers Road. Two more businesses were heavily damaged in this area. The tornado weakened to F1 intensity just after severely damaging a home on Canal Road near Eby Road. The tornado continued across open farmland for another four miles before finally lifting just southwest of Orrville near the intersection of Back Orrville Road and North Crown Hill Road. The damage path was around 12 miles in length and up to 125 yards in width. Around 15 businesses and over 100 homes were damaged by this tornado. Ten semi trailers were overturned at one factory and over 30 cars heavily damaged at an automobile dealership. Many other automobiles were damaged along the damage path. In addition, hundreds of trees and dozens of power poles were downed.
47.91971-06-02341°05'N / 84°00'W40°59'N / 83°15'W39.60 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Putnam
48.01965-11-27240°02'N / 82°27'W40°06'N / 82°22'W5.90 Miles300 Yards01250K0Licking
48.11953-06-08441°16'N / 83°26'W41°25'N / 82°50'W32.60 Miles100 Yards000K0Sandusky
48.31971-06-02340°55'N / 84°00'W40°56'N / 83°24'W31.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Allen
49.51958-07-22240°05'N / 82°25'W40°04'N / 82°15'W8.60 Miles200 Yards0025K0Licking
49.61965-04-11440°52'N / 83°52'W40°57'N / 83°36'W14.70 Miles400 Yards24250K0Hancock


* 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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