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Lance Creek, WY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Lance Creek is lower than Wyoming average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lance Creek is higher than Wyoming average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #97

Lance Creek, WY
0.12
Wyoming
0.38
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, #37

Lance Creek, WY
0.0000
Wyoming
0.0006
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, #43

Lance Creek, WY
55.79
Wyoming
30.94
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 386 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lance Creek, WY 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:9Hail:305Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:65Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:6 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lance Creek, WY.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Lance Creek, WY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
10.21964-08-224.5N/A42.9-104.7

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 5 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lance Creek, WY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.41982-06-05243°03'N / 104°40'W1.00 Mile17 Yards03250K0Niobrara
0.81978-07-28243°02'N / 104°40'W5.00 Miles700 Yards00250K0Niobrara
2.21984-06-13243°00'N / 104°40'W43°02'N / 104°37'W4.00 Miles30 Yards01250K0Niobrara
40.81982-06-05243°09'N / 103°57'W43°12'N / 103°48'W7.00 Miles33 Yards01250K0Fall River
46.91955-06-26242°22'N / 104°44'W42°22'N / 104°40'W2.30 Miles20 Yards000K0Goshen


* 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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