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

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

Earthquake Index, #1700

Lake Latonka, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Lake Latonka, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #61

Lake Latonka, PA
163.28
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 4,277 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lake Latonka, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:5Cold:14Dense Fog:0Drought:13
Dust Storm:0Flood:598Hail:864Heat:6Heavy Snow:108
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:43Landslide:0Strong Wind:112
Thunderstorm Winds:2,321Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:65Winter Weather:13
Other:114 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lake Latonka, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lake Latonka, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Lake Latonka, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 66 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lake Latonka, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.21964-06-15241°14'N / 80°14'W04250K0Mercer
5.21954-06-01241°18'N / 80°05'W033K0Mercer
10.31986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
11.31985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
11.92002-11-10241°15'N / 80°28'W41°20'N / 80°21'W7.00 Miles500 Yards1191.0M0Mercer
 Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH
13.61972-05-02341°28'N / 80°13'W41°29'N / 80°12'W0025K0Mercer
15.11954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
15.31985-05-31441°29'N / 80°25'W41°31'N / 79°56'W22.50 Miles350 Yards87525.0M0Crawford
16.61972-05-02341°29'N / 80°12'W41°33'N / 80°04'W7.90 Miles33 Yards0325K0Crawford
17.11992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
17.42004-05-25241°32'N / 80°10'W41°31'N / 80°03'W7.00 Miles50 Yards003.5M0Crawford
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down three miles west of Custards and then tracked east for seven miles. The tornado finally lifted just west of Cochranton near U.S Highway 322. The damage path was continuous, up to 50 yards in width and roughly parallel to State Route 285. Significant damage occurred along the damage path. At least ten homes were damaged with two large farm buildings destroyed. Two factories west of Custards along Delano Road were also heavily damaged. One factory lost over 16,000 square feet of roofing and had much of it's inventory destroyed. The second factory was also heavily damaged on one side. Twelve semi trailers parked outside this factory were overturned and destroyed. Several dozen workers inside the factories had sought shelter prior to the arrival of the tornado and were uninjured. Hundreds of trees and dozens of power poles were downed along the damage path.
17.91985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
19.01981-08-07241°24'N / 79°51'W00250K0Venango
20.11992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
20.41985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
20.51985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°25'W7.00 Miles350 Yards0525.0M0Mercer
21.21977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
22.51985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°31'W0.20 Mile300 Yards0025K0Trumbull
23.01952-01-17241°36'N / 80°18'W0.50 Mile400 Yards00250K0Crawford
23.21985-05-31241°13'N / 79°48'W41°12'N / 79°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards010K0Venango
25.02001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
25.31955-03-01341°16'N / 80°40'W2.50 Miles40 Yards16250K0Mahoning
27.91956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
28.31956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
28.51954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
28.51987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
28.81985-05-31241°39'N / 80°25'W41°41'N / 80°21'W4.00 Miles200 Yards100K0Crawford
30.41978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
31.11981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
31.61981-07-28241°37'N / 79°46'W2.00 Miles33 Yards04250K0Crawford
32.11954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
32.71963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
32.91985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull
33.11954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
33.11985-05-31341°42'N / 80°09'W41°45'N / 79°44'W23.00 Miles277 Yards200K0Crawford
33.81985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
34.01954-06-01241°14'N / 79°33'W41°15'N / 79°30'W003K0Clarion
34.31955-07-01241°45'N / 80°22'W41°46'N / 80°20'W0025K0Crawford
35.71985-05-31241°44'N / 80°31'W41°44'N / 80°30'W1.00 Mile127 Yards000K0Crawford
35.91985-05-31441°33'N / 79°37'W41°31'N / 79°32'W4.00 Miles800 Yards000K0Venango
36.31985-05-31341°31'N / 80°51'W41°33'N / 80°44'W6.00 Miles440 Yards0102.5M0Ashtabula
37.01976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning
37.21985-05-31441°26'N / 79°31'W41°26'N / 79°28'W3.00 Miles350 Yards0025.0M0Forest
37.31985-05-31241°41'N / 80°43'W41°44'N / 80°31'W9.00 Miles220 Yards0152.5M0Ashtabula
37.91986-09-30241°48'N / 79°57'W0.50 Mile60 Yards012.5M0Crawford
38.61985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
38.61985-06-22241°48'N / 80°31'W41°50'N / 80°15'W14.00 Miles40 Yards00250K0Crawford
38.91985-05-31341°43'N / 79°48'W41°45'N / 79°40'W8.00 Miles427 Yards002.5M0Crawford
39.21967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
40.31985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
40.91985-05-31341°26'N / 81°00'W41°31'N / 80°51'W9.00 Miles440 Yards0202.5M0Trumbull
41.71956-07-08241°36'N / 80°57'W41°48'N / 80°34'W23.90 Miles880 Yards00250K0Ashtabula
42.71985-05-31441°31'N / 79°56'W40°44'N / 78°50'W12.50 Miles350 Yards84025.0M0Venango
42.91985-05-31441°50'N / 80°33'W41°51'N / 80°31'W2.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Ashtabula
43.21967-07-24241°36'N / 80°57'W41°45'N / 80°42'W16.40 Miles600 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
43.31985-05-31441°51'N / 80°31'W41°55'N / 80°17'W12.00 Miles400 Yards128225.0M0Erie
43.71955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
44.31981-04-28240°44'N / 79°44'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Butler
44.41986-09-23240°58'N / 79°26'W0.50 Mile40 Yards012.5M0Armstrong
44.91985-06-22241°43'N / 81°01'W41°48'N / 80°31'W27.00 Miles40 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
46.11956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
46.11971-06-02341°52'N / 80°08'W41°56'N / 79°34'W29.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Erie
46.11997-08-16241°54'N / 79°51'W41°54'N / 79°51'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00500K3KErie
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down and skipped along its path for several minutes. Twenty mobile homes were damaged and one was destroyed at the Maple Heights Trailer Court. A sixty by eighty foot block building was destroyed. Three houses and one business were damaged. A cornfield was flattened and several trees were downed.
46.81978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
47.71985-05-31541°12'N / 81°09'W41°12'N / 81°02'W6.50 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Portage
49.51996-07-19241°05'N / 79°19'W41°04'N / 79°13'W7.50 Miles100 Yards0025K5KClarion
 Brief Description: A tornado began in Clarion County about 6 miles north of New Bethlehem. It tracked southeast into Jefferson County through Langville. The tornado lifted 1.5 miles west of Oliveburg. The tornado uprooted trees and rolled a mobile home, about a mile north of Truittsburg in Clarion County. The tornado also damaged some homes and farms, crops and downed extensive swaths of trees along its path. The tornado moved mainly in a straight line and averaged about 100 yards in width.


* 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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