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Kanab, UT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #11

Kanab, UT
6.58
Utah
2.02
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, #36

Kanab, UT
0.0278
Utah
0.0191
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, #335

Kanab, UT
1.47
Utah
12.59
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 128 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Kanab, UT 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:2Flood:68Hail:18Heat:1Heavy Snow:7
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:8
Thunderstorm Winds:17Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:6 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 5 volcanoes are found in or near Kanab, UT.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
21.9Bald KnollUS-Utah, United States37.328-112.4082135Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
39.0KolobUS-Utah, United States37.33-113.122727Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
39.2Markagunt PlateauUS-Utah, United States37.58-112.672840Volcanic fieldDendrochronologyLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
55.8Uinkaret FieldUS-Arizona, United States36.38-113.131555Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
62.7Santa ClaraUS-Utah, United States37.257-113.6251465Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 6 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Kanab, UT.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
2.11959-07-215.6N/A37-112.5
11.01962-02-154.5N/A36.9-112.4
26.71971-03-084.1936.79-112.14
26.71971-03-094.1936.79-112.14
24.31982-03-053.6237.37-112.61
43.21981-01-163.5237.45-113.1

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Kanab, UT.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Kanab, UT.


* 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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