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Lake Wildwood, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Lake Wildwood is much lower than California average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lake Wildwood 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, #1606

Lake Wildwood, CA
2.12
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, #548

Lake Wildwood, CA
0.0064
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, #1092

Lake Wildwood, CA
8.35
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 172 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lake Wildwood, 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:24Hail:23Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:19Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:5Winter Weather:0
Other:93 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 5 volcanoes are found in or near Lake Wildwood, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
79.6Steamboat SpringsUS-Nevada, United States39.375-119.721415Lava domePleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
86.2Clear LakeUS-California, United States38.97-122.771439Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
88.5Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
97.2Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
98.4Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 20 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lake Wildwood, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
35.81940-02-0863539.75-121.25
22.81975-08-015.8N/A39.44-121.53
44.71943-03-305.3N/A39.43-120.4
30.01975-08-025.2N/A39.41-121.71
39.01980-11-284.91039.26-120.47
39.11980-11-284.91039.29-120.47
21.21975-08-114.8N/A39.45-121.48
48.71968-04-294.7N/A39.54-122.02
49.31966-09-144.7N/A39.4-120.3
45.31966-05-244.6N/A39.68-121.82
45.81959-06-144.6N/A39.67-120.55
24.41976-07-064.5539.4-121.6
49.31966-09-224.5N/A39.4-120.3
46.31960-11-184.4N/A39.6-120.47
49.11954-05-294.1N/A39.47-120.33
24.51976-06-143.9739.47-121.54
45.41985-04-183.81439.11-122.03
49.61970-07-013.6339.48-122.07
19.81977-05-043.5739.41-121.49
49.41981-01-023.52739.73-120.53

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lake Wildwood, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
37.81978-02-07238°42'N / 121°27'W38°44'N / 121°25'W1.90 Miles20 Yards00250K0Sacramento


* 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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