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The chance of earthquake damage in Kings Canyon National Pk is much lower than California average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Kings Canyon National Pk 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, #1384

Kings Canyon National Pk, CA
3.27
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, #178

Kings Canyon National Pk, CA
0.0186
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, #1303

Kings Canyon National Pk, CA
4.54
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 247 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Kings Canyon National Pk, 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:23Hail:47Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:34Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:28Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:112 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 8 volcanoes are found in or near Kings Canyon National Pk, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
46.4Golden Trout CreekUS-California, United States36.358-118.322886Volcanic fieldTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
49.7Red ConesUS-California, United States37.58-119.052748Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
56.7Long ValleyUS-California, United States37.7-118.873390CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
57.0Inyo CratersUS-California, United States37.692-119.022629Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
69.6Mono CratersUS-California, United States37.88-1192796Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
77.8Ubehebe CratersUS-California, United States37.02-117.45752MaarHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
78.1Mono Lake Volc FieldUS-California, United States38-119.032121Cinder coneTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
81.8Coso Volc FieldUS-California, United States36.03-117.822400Lava domeHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 173 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Kings Canyon National Pk, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
42.21980-05-276.21637.49-118.83
42.21984-11-236.21237.46-118.61
45.71980-05-256.11337.54-118.84
49.11980-05-276.1837.59-118.85
49.11980-05-256.1837.59-118.85
39.01941-09-1461637.34-118.44
43.31927-09-186N/A37.5-118.75
48.21941-09-1461637.57-118.73
46.61978-10-045.8937.53-118.63
40.91984-11-265.6937.45-118.65
40.31984-11-235.51437.43-118.61
43.11938-12-035.5N/A37.5-118.77
45.71980-05-275.51337.54-118.84
46.41980-08-015.4837.55-118.89
48.21941-12-315.41637.57-118.73
46.41983-07-035.3937.55-118.86
36.51959-08-045.2N/A37.35-118.55
45.01960-06-055.2N/A37.5-118.6
50.01951-12-285.21637.57-118.58
43.01985-03-255.1637.45-118.54
43.91961-02-025N/A37.45-118.5
45.71980-05-265837.54-118.89
46.41936-05-1051037.5-118.53
48.51933-06-224.9N/A37.58-118.8
41.41984-11-254.8637.45-118.62
43.71983-01-254.8237.51-118.9
46.41983-09-304.81037.55-118.84
39.31984-11-284.7837.42-118.63
43.11985-05-044.7637.47-118.6
47.11980-05-264.7737.56-118.88
48.81959-06-184.7N/A37.55-118.57
46.41979-01-244.61037.52-118.6
49.91969-10-034.6N/A37.6-118.8
37.21943-05-314.51637.38-118.6
37.21984-02-274.51037.38-118.6
38.61985-08-274.5637.41-118.63
42.91981-10-014.51037.5-118.87
48.21941-10-234.51637.57-118.73
45.61945-05-084.41637.5-118.57
47.31963-12-064.4N/A37.55-118.68
49.81979-11-094.4337.6-118.88
38.51965-09-224.3N/A37.4-118.6
42.11948-08-064.31637.45-118.58
42.51982-09-284.31337.49-118.76
44.71962-11-064.3N/A37.5-118.62
45.11980-10-304.31437.53-118.78
47.11980-06-054.3837.56-118.88
48.01983-07-304.3637.57-118.76
48.61979-06-164.31337.58-118.92
48.91982-06-044.3537.48-118.38
49.81980-05-174.3637.6-118.84
49.81979-12-064.31537.6-118.87
49.91979-12-084.31637.6-118.9
36.11973-09-154.21836.6-119.4
40.11985-04-264.2637.43-118.62
40.21982-09-234.2537.46-118.83
40.91980-05-284.2637.47-118.82
43.41984-11-244.21237.47-118.58
45.11980-12-244.21237.53-118.91
47.11981-09-304.2637.56-118.82
47.91979-01-194.2937.55-118.63
48.41980-12-244.21637.58-118.87
49.81980-07-054.2937.6-118.83
40.31984-11-244.1937.44-118.65
41.11985-01-034.1437.45-118.64
42.91980-05-264.1237.5-118.82
44.11950-09-284.11637.48-118.58
45.71983-07-124.1937.54-118.87
45.81983-12-314.1637.54-118.9
46.41980-05-314.11137.55-118.83
46.91967-04-064.1N/A36.2-118.8
48.81963-12-064.1N/A36.4-118.2
49.91980-05-314.1837.6-118.79
25.81966-04-174N/A37.24-118.73
27.51936-10-0741637.25-118.67
35.41943-12-1741637.1-118.27
39.51982-10-164737.45-118.84
39.81984-01-1441037.42-118.6
40.01984-01-1441137.42-118.59
40.41983-09-1041337.44-118.64
41.61959-08-044N/A37.46-118.65
42.91982-09-084637.5-118.86
43.71983-03-164737.51-118.89
43.71980-05-264537.5-118.7
43.71960-09-084N/A37.5-118.7
46.41936-05-1541637.5-118.53
46.71978-10-264937.52-118.58
47.71983-08-084237.57-118.84
47.81981-10-0341037.57-118.81
47.81980-05-264737.57-118.9
48.61936-07-1141636.67-118.01
48.61981-09-304337.58-118.92
49.81980-05-1441337.6-118.83
49.91980-05-264837.6-118.81
36.91967-01-163.9N/A37.4-118.7
38.51967-01-163.9N/A37.4-118.6
41.51982-10-143.9837.48-118.84
42.31982-10-143.91437.49-118.82
42.91983-01-313.9737.5-118.88
43.61985-05-123.9637.47-118.57
43.81980-02-223.91237.5-118.69
44.31983-03-153.9937.52-118.88
44.31983-11-233.9337.52-118.88
45.01983-02-193.9937.53-118.88
45.11979-12-263.91937.53-118.8
45.71980-06-113.9837.54-118.89
47.11981-03-053.91337.56-118.9
49.81982-08-263.9637.6-118.82
40.21982-06-243.8337.46-118.85
40.91982-09-283.8237.47-118.83
42.31984-03-053.8837.49-118.81
42.31982-12-283.8337.49-118.8
43.01983-01-313.8437.5-118.89
43.31974-11-183.8237.5-118.75
44.21962-07-173.8N/A37.33-118.28
45.01982-12-123.8437.53-118.81
45.61957-04-263.8N/A37.12-118.08
45.71981-09-253.81037.54-118.88
47.11981-10-033.81037.56-118.87
47.11983-12-253.8637.56-118.89
49.81979-11-163.81837.6-118.87
49.81980-03-153.8937.6-118.82
22.41973-09-183.7537.2-118.9
38.51967-01-153.7N/A37.4-118.6
40.11982-08-293.71637.37-118.46
40.21983-11-123.71237.46-118.85
40.21982-09-283.7537.46-118.87
40.81984-01-103.7537.45-118.66
40.91982-10-023.7537.47-118.83
43.61980-10-233.71837.49-118.65
43.61978-05-063.7837.47-118.57
43.71980-02-163.7837.51-118.81
46.41981-03-253.71037.55-118.89
46.71979-06-263.71037.52-118.58
47.11983-07-033.7937.56-118.87
47.11981-06-303.7737.56-118.89
47.81981-10-013.71037.57-118.8
39.11983-08-013.61537.29-118.36
41.61982-11-103.6537.48-118.82
41.61982-08-153.6537.48-118.9
42.21982-08-223.6537.49-118.87
42.71980-04-033.61337.48-118.67
45.01981-08-133.6237.53-118.89
45.41960-12-013.6N/A37.5-118.58
45.71982-12-123.6637.54-118.82
46.41981-10-093.6437.55-118.8
47.11984-04-103.6637.56-118.82
49.11980-05-183.6837.59-118.84
49.11979-12-163.6237.59-118.86
49.21981-10-013.61037.59-118.79
49.91973-09-113.61137.6-118.9
49.91983-11-153.6337.6-118.91
32.71941-11-123.51636.42-119
39.11941-06-083.51636.72-118.17
40.21981-10-013.51037.46-118.82
40.81982-11-283.5337.47-118.85
40.91982-09-083.5637.47-118.87
41.21957-06-053.5N/A36.3-119.03
41.61981-12-103.52837.38-118.43
42.31981-10-013.51737.49-118.89
42.91984-03-073.5437.5-118.82
43.71978-11-253.5837.5-118.7
43.81981-03-243.51137.51-118.77
44.21985-07-023.52336.98-119.64
45.71981-11-053.5737.54-118.83
45.91978-11-253.5937.53-118.68
46.51982-06-223.5237.55-118.91
46.71978-11-063.5937.53-118.62
48.21941-10-273.51637.57-118.73
48.21941-09-223.51637.57-118.73
48.41980-03-193.5637.58-118.85
48.41941-10-183.51637.57-118.7
48.41941-10-133.51637.57-118.7

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Kings Canyon National Pk, CA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Kings Canyon National Pk, 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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