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The chance of earthquake damage in Lake Viking is lower than Missouri average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lake Viking is lower than Missouri average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #856

Lake Viking, MO

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 Viking, MO

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, #686

Lake Viking, MO

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 2,727 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lake Viking, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:9Dense Fog:1Drought:4
Dust Storm:0Flood:228Hail:1,383Heat:20Heavy Snow:17
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:19Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:983Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:37Winter Weather:1

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lake Viking, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Lake Viking, MO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 77 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lake Viking, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.91984-06-07239°52'N / 94°06'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Daviess
7.81967-04-21240°01'N / 94°06'W40°04'N / 93°57'W8.40 Miles90 Yards0025K0Daviess
7.82004-05-29439°53'N / 94°15'W39°55'N / 94°10'W4.00 Miles800 Yards36300K0De Kalb
 Brief Description: Large F4 tornado touched down 2 miles south of Weatherby and moved east northeast. The tornado killed 3 persons near Weatherby. The 80 and 60 year old fatalities occurred in a destroyed frame house. Two mobile homes were destroyed with one having the 54 year old fatality. The tornado crossed into Daviess county 4 miles east of Weatherby. F80PH, F60PH, M54PH
10.32004-05-29439°57'N / 94°16'W40°08'N / 94°08'W16.00 Miles800 Yards0000Daviess
 Brief Description: Large F4 tornado crossed into Daviess county from Dekalb county at 2135 and then crossed into Harrison county at 2150. Tornado stayed in rural areas of the Grand River flood plain.
11.71957-05-20239°51'N / 94°21'W39°57'N / 94°13'W9.80 Miles200 Yards0025K0De Kalb
14.91984-06-07239°58'N / 93°49'W39°59'N / 93°46'W3.00 Miles100 Yards012.5M0Daviess
15.51965-04-10239°57'N / 93°47'W39°57'N / 93°46'W0025K0Daviess
16.41965-04-10239°47'N / 94°25'W39°52'N / 94°16'W9.60 Miles50 Yards07250K0De Kalb
17.41971-05-18239°46'N / 94°27'W39°52'N / 94°16'W11.80 Miles50 Yards0025K0De Kalb
17.41975-04-23439°42'N / 93°58'W39°46'N / 93°46'W11.40 Miles400 Yards132.5M0Caldwell
17.61973-04-19239°42'N / 94°12'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Clinton
19.01955-03-14339°39'N / 94°06'W39°40'N / 94°01'W4.10 Miles250 Yards00250K0Caldwell
19.12004-05-29440°12'N / 94°02'W40°13'N / 94°02'W2.00 Miles800 Yards0000Harrison
 Brief Description: Large F4 tornado crossed into Harrison county from Daviess county 5 miles south of Bethany over rural land and then dissipated.
19.62006-04-15239°45'N / 94°29'W39°54'N / 94°20'W13.00 Miles100 Yards0075K0De Kalb
 Brief Description: PSDA indicated a second tornado initially touched down just north of the De Kalb-Clinton County line about 1 mile east of Stewartsville, Missouri along Highway 36, where F1 damage was noted to a destroyed pole barn. The tornado tracked northeast producing F1 damage about a third of a mile north of the intersection of Fairview and Rogers Roads, where a second pole barn was destroyed. The tornado then intensified as it tracked northeast, producing F2 damage to a home near the intersection of Grindstone and Baker Roads. The tornado lifted just north of the intersection of Routes C and 6.
19.72004-05-29239°43'N / 94°21'W39°46'N / 94°20'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0000De Kalb
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down in open country and traveled 5 miles.
19.81973-04-19240°09'N / 94°19'W40°10'N / 94°17'W003K0Gentry
19.91973-04-19240°05'N / 94°24'W40°09'N / 94°19'W5.90 Miles50 Yards003K0Gentry
20.11955-03-14339°39'N / 94°13'W39°39'N / 94°06'W5.70 Miles250 Yards01250K0Caldwell
20.81965-04-10239°57'N / 93°46'W40°03'N / 93°36'W11.10 Miles50 Yards0125K0Grundy
21.41955-03-14339°39'N / 94°15'W39°39'N / 94°13'W00250K0Clinton
22.21958-11-17240°12'N / 93°56'W40°16'N / 93°54'W4.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Harrison
24.01971-05-18239°45'N / 94°28'W39°46'N / 94°27'W0025K0De Kalb
26.82004-05-24240°12'N / 94°33'W40°15'N / 94°15'W17.00 Miles250 Yards0110.0M0Gentry
 Brief Description: This F2 tornado was consistently on the ground from one mile south of Stanberry east-northeast through Albany. Muliple vortices were noticed on chaser video. Extensive damage was observed in Albany. Three homes were destroyed. There were 34 buildings with major damage and 70 buildings had minor damage.
27.21965-04-10240°05'N / 93°42'W40°11'N / 93°33'W10.30 Miles100 Yards01250K0Grundy
29.11984-04-26240°12'N / 94°33'W40°14'N / 94°24'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Gentry
29.21971-05-18239°40'N / 94°36'W39°45'N / 94°28'W9.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Clinton
30.81960-04-16340°18'N / 94°26'W40°22'N / 94°13'W11.90 Miles300 Yards0025K0Benton
30.91960-06-29239°45'N / 94°51'W39°54'N / 94°25'W25.10 Miles100 Yards0025K0Buchanan
31.71960-04-16340°22'N / 94°13'W40°25'N / 93°56'W15.10 Miles300 Yards0425K0Harrison
32.81979-04-11239°27'N / 94°15'W39°30'N / 94°13'W3.30 Miles100 Yards000K0Clinton
33.71959-09-26240°19'N / 93°45'W40°21'N / 93°39'W5.40 Miles50 Yards0025K0Mercer
34.51967-01-24239°27'N / 94°14'W2.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Clinton
35.01969-06-29240°15'N / 94°37'W40°17'N / 94°31'W5.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Nodaway
35.11967-04-21339°28'N / 93°46'W39°36'N / 93°33'W14.60 Miles440 Yards00250K0Ray
35.31994-06-25240°03'N / 94°43'W0.80 Mile100 Yards125.0M0Andrew
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down southeast of Whitesville destroying 12 mobile homes. A 58-year old woman was killed and her husband injured in one of the mobile homes, which had been tied down. Another occupant sustained minor injuries after fleeing the home to seek shelter in a nearby pickup truck. The storm also damaged a workshop and buildings on a nearby farm with total damage estimates around $950,000. (F58M)
36.21958-10-08340°27'N / 94°13'W40°27'N / 94°09'W3.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Harrison
37.21959-09-26240°21'N / 93°39'W40°22'N / 93°37'W0025K0Mercer
38.01989-05-24240°26'N / 93°46'W2.50 Miles73 Yards002.5M0Harrison
38.11960-12-04239°23'N / 93°56'W39°24'N / 93°55'W0025K0Ray
38.71967-04-21240°07'N / 93°25'W40°07'N / 93°20'W3.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Grundy
38.91984-06-07440°25'N / 94°02'W40°34'N / 93°54'W10.00 Miles200 Yards112.5M0Harrison
39.01958-10-10340°25'N / 94°36'W40°27'N / 94°13'W20.10 Miles300 Yards27250K0Worth
39.01971-05-18239°34'N / 94°45'W39°40'N / 94°36'W10.40 Miles50 Yards0025K0Buchanan
39.91958-11-17240°03'N / 93°27'W40°13'N / 93°16'W14.90 Miles50 Yards00250K0Grundy
41.11969-07-26239°47'N / 94°49'W0.10 Mile20 Yards00250K0Buchanan
41.51977-05-04439°19'N / 94°08'W39°21'N / 94°06'W2.30 Miles300 Yards0025K0Ray
41.51958-07-17239°20'N / 94°01'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Ray
41.62001-04-11240°24'N / 94°22'W40°36'N / 94°18'W14.00 Miles100 Yards00100K0Worth
 Brief Description: The tornado that initially touched down in Gentry county, crossed into Worth county at 1032 am, 2 miles west of Denver. It crossed into Iowa 8 miles north of Allendale at 1040 am. One home was destroyed along with several out buildings.
42.21961-05-07239°20'N / 93°55'W39°20'N / 93°55'W0225K0Ray
42.21973-06-16239°46'N / 94°50'W6.00 Miles33 Yards0142.5M0Buchanan
42.51967-04-21240°07'N / 93°20'W40°07'N / 93°16'W2.70 Miles50 Yards0725K0Grundy
42.61970-04-29240°25'N / 93°59'W40°35'N / 93°31'W27.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Harrison
42.61977-05-04439°19'N / 94°00'W39°21'N / 93°45'W13.40 Miles880 Yards012.5M0Ray
42.71960-12-04239°15'N / 94°03'W39°23'N / 93°56'W11.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0Ray
42.81961-05-07239°18'N / 94°03'W39°20'N / 93°55'W7.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Ray
42.81979-04-11239°15'N / 94°26'W39°27'N / 94°15'W16.80 Miles100 Yards09250K0Clay
43.11955-03-14239°18'N / 94°13'W39°20'N / 94°10'W3.30 Miles250 Yards0025K0Clay
44.21958-10-08340°25'N / 94°38'W40°25'N / 94°36'W00250K0Nodaway
44.42006-03-30239°59'N / 94°55'W40°02'N / 94°53'W5.00 Miles800 Yards08800K0Andrew
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down southeast of Fillmore and traveled northeast 5 miles before dissipating around Highway 71 and A Highway. Three homes were nearly or completely destroyed and 8 had minor to moderate damage. Eight persons were injured.
44.41973-04-21440°20'N / 93°33'W40°26'N / 93°23'W11.00 Miles440 Yards01250K0Mercer
44.41975-04-23339°44'N / 93°21'W39°45'N / 93°11'W8.60 Miles500 Yards00250K0Linn
46.01971-05-18239°32'N / 94°48'W39°34'N / 94°45'W3.60 Miles50 Yards0225K0Buchanan
46.11977-05-04439°14'N / 94°17'W39°19'N / 94°08'W9.70 Miles400 Yards052.5M0Clay
47.21973-05-07239°18'N / 94°24'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0025K0Clay
47.21961-05-07239°23'N / 93°37'W39°24'N / 93°26'W9.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Carroll
47.51965-04-10339°32'N / 94°57'W39°40'N / 94°45'W14.00 Miles200 Yards02250K0Buchanan
47.51955-04-23240°31'N / 94°32'W40°33'N / 94°29'W3.00 Miles100 Yards0125K0Worth
47.81957-05-20239°12'N / 94°12'W39°17'N / 93°59'W12.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
48.11955-05-26239°41'N / 94°59'W39°46'N / 94°53'W7.80 Miles220 Yards0125K0Doniphan
48.22003-05-04239°15'N / 94°26'W39°18'N / 94°18'W8.50 Miles300 Yards0060.0M0Clay
 Brief Description: Tornado reported on the ground near Missouri Route 291, south of Missouri Route 152, it produced spotty damage northeast to downtown Liberty. Substantial damage was noted near the square in Libery, and to William Jewel College. The tornado tracked east along Missouri Route H into rural portions of Clay county before dissipating. Maximum intensity damage noted in the area was F2, based on surveys and input from local emergency management. A dry line moved into eastern Kansas on the afternoon of May 4th. Severe thunderstorms quickly erupted in the mid afternoon hours and marched east northeast into Missouri. Several of the severe thunderstorms became tornadic. A supercell thunderstorm produced 4 seperate tornadoes over the northland of Kansas City. The strongest tornadoes reached F4 in intensity and moved over southern portions of Platte and Clay counties. In Platte county 14 buildings were destroyed, 43 suffered major damage and 149 had minor damage. There were no fatalities or injuries and total damage was estimated at $33.95 million dollars. In Clay county total damages were estimated at $91 million dollars. Several hundred homes were either destroyed or had major or minor damage. No fatalities were observed but there were 19 injuries. This was the most significant tornado outbeak in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, since the Pleasant Hill Missouri outbreak in 1977.
48.41951-07-08239°13'N / 94°01'W39°15'N / 94°01'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Ray
49.01967-01-24239°36'N / 94°56'W39°41'N / 94°53'W6.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Buchanan
49.11999-04-08239°28'N / 93°24'W39°31'N / 93°17'W6.50 Miles200 Yards00300K100KCarroll
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down 3 miles west of Bosworth and moved northeast into Chariton and Macon Counties. A home was destroyed 1 mile north of Bosworth and several large trees were downed before the tornado moved into Chariton County. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
49.11967-04-21239°39'N / 93°14'W39°41'N / 93°11'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Chariton
49.32008-05-02339°17'N / 94°29'W39°18'N / 94°28'W1.00 Mile75 Yards004.0M0KClay
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A brief EF3 tornado developed along the apex of a bow echo, and touched down northwest of Liberty at 12:56 am CST. The tornado tracked east-northeast for nearly one mile before dissipating at 1:00 am. Four homes were destroyed and 117 suffered damage. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An early morning line of storms developed across south central Kansas. This line of storms, developed into a Bow Echo, which raced northeast at speeds in excess of 50 mph, into the greater Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding communities, early on the morning of May 2, 2008. The Bow Echo generated hurricane force winds, which brought widespread wind damage, to areas from Olathe Kansas, northeast through Kansas City, to Brookfield in north central Missouri. As the Bow Echo moved through Kansas City, it spun up a couple of tornadoes along the apex, or nose, of its leading edge. One EF3 tornado moved across the north side of Gladstone, while the other EF2 tornado moved through an area just northwest of Liberty. However, most of the damage was due to the strong straight line winds, that were also occurring along the apex of the Bow Echo. Gladstone reported 20 homes destroyed, 280 homes with damage, and 19 businesses damaged. North Kansas City had 4 homes destroyed, and 117 damaged. Independence had 13 homes and two businesses badly damaged. Six people were injured and damage was in the millions of dollars.
49.41980-06-02440°37'N / 93°55'W40°36'N / 93°36'W16.50 Miles140 Yards002.5M0Decatur
49.81961-05-07239°24'N / 93°26'W39°25'N / 93°25'W0025K0Carroll

* 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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