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The chance of earthquake damage in Iron Horse is much lower than California average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Iron Horse is lower than 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, #1029

Iron Horse, CA
5.53
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, #263

Iron Horse, CA
0.0127
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, #1528

Iron Horse, CA
1.87
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 219 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Iron Horse, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:25Hail:58Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:9
Thunderstorm Winds:40Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:4Winter Storm:9Winter Weather:0
Other:74 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 7 volcanoes are found in or near Iron Horse, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
49.3Steamboat SpringsUS-Nevada, United States39.375-119.721415Lava domePleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
61.5Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
73.1Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
77.1Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
83.8Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
90.7Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
93.4Big CaveUS-California, United States40.955-121.3651259Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 57 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Iron Horse, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
33.21966-09-126.5N/A39.4-120.1
26.71948-12-296N/A39.55-120.08
40.81940-02-0863539.75-121.25
15.61959-04-015.6N/A39.72-120.2
29.91950-12-145.6N/A40.1-120.1
49.21952-05-095.4N/A39.4-119.7
24.61943-03-305.3N/A39.43-120.4
25.71979-02-225.3540-120.09
30.31966-09-125.3N/A39.4-120.2
36.41947-09-085.2N/A39.3-120.2
38.31953-09-265.2N/A39.6-119.8
33.91980-11-284.91039.29-120.47
35.91980-11-284.91039.26-120.47
28.01966-09-144.7N/A39.4-120.3
42.51976-06-244.7540.39-120.59
8.41959-06-144.6N/A39.67-120.55
17.51958-10-014.6N/A39.57-120.3
26.61950-12-144.5N/A40.1-120.2
28.01966-09-224.5N/A39.4-120.3
31.31941-05-014.5N/A40-121
45.11976-06-204.5540.43-120.57
12.51960-11-184.4N/A39.6-120.47
26.91971-04-274.4539.43-120.26
30.11950-12-154.4N/A40.08-120.07
42.41976-07-034.4540.39-120.58
33.41954-04-074.3N/A39.37-120.15
15.81947-05-104.2N/A39.6-120.3
21.71967-01-104.2N/A39.5-120.3
23.11951-02-194.2N/A40.07-120.7
33.21966-09-124.2N/A39.4-120.1
41.11966-09-124.2N/A39.5-119.8
43.01950-10-264.2N/A39.62-119.7
22.91954-05-294.1N/A39.47-120.33
29.41983-07-034.11339.41-120.21
46.61972-07-164.11040.03-121.3
15.91982-02-1941039.91-120.73
21.71966-09-134N/A39.5-120.3
38.31961-08-124N/A39.27-120.2
43.91950-11-104N/A39.63-119.68
49.21947-11-254N/A39.3-119.8
6.71982-01-053.92339.85-120.57
24.51966-09-283.9N/A39.5-120.2
31.91950-11-023.9N/A39.62-119.92
8.11962-04-293.8N/A39.78-120.33
22.61967-09-283.8N/A39.55-120.18
24.51971-04-273.8239.5-120.2
31.41981-03-283.81639.4-120.16
47.21960-06-283.8N/A40.32-121.03
24.51966-09-273.7N/A39.5-120.2
29.11983-07-033.71439.41-120.22
29.91964-04-253.7N/A40.1-120.1
36.11968-02-263.7N/A40-121.1
38.41954-12-133.6N/A39.28-120.17
4.31981-01-023.52739.73-120.53
25.51967-09-273.5N/A39.5-120.17
39.91963-07-083.5N/A40.2-121
49.61958-01-253.5N/A40.37-121.02

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Iron Horse, CA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Iron Horse, CA.


* 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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