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La Mesa, NM Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in La Mesa is lower than New Mexico average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in La Mesa is about the same as New Mexico average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #437

La Mesa, NM
0.03
New Mexico
0.39
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, #370

La Mesa, NM
0.0000
New Mexico
0.0071
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, #227

La Mesa, NM
9.43
New Mexico
15.39
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 429 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of La Mesa, NM were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:117Hail:150Heat:1Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:30
Thunderstorm Winds:112Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:14 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near La Mesa, NM.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near La Mesa, NM.

No historical earthquake events found in or near La Mesa, NM.

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near La Mesa, NM.

No historical earthquake events found in or near La Mesa, NM.


* 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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