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Landers, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Landers is much lower than California average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Landers is about the same as 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, #775

Landers, CA
9.77
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, #176

Landers, CA
0.0186
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, #1063

Landers, CA
8.86
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 963 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Landers, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:3Dense Fog:4Drought:29
Dust Storm:5Flood:287Hail:41Heat:7Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:1Strong Wind:96
Thunderstorm Winds:70Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:215Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:1
Other:201 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Landers, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
20.8Lavic LakeUS-California, United States34.75-116.6251495Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
43.1AmboyUS-California, United States34.55-115.78288Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 129 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Landers, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
41.61948-12-046.51633.88-116.33
35.31947-04-106.4N/A34.97-116.53
10.61979-03-155.7134.32-116.45
28.31943-08-295.51634.27-116.97
30.41947-07-245.5N/A34.02-116.5
42.51943-12-225.51634.33-115.8
12.31979-03-155.3134.3-116.43
18.11965-09-255.3N/A34.72-116.5
27.71930-01-165.3N/A34.2-116.9
4.51975-06-015.2N/A34.52-116.5
31.91935-10-245.11634.1-116.88
36.01944-06-125.1N/A33.97-116.75
10.51979-03-155534.33-116.43
18.01965-09-265N/A34.72-116.52
25.01945-03-2051634.25-116.17
38.51946-09-285N/A34.95-116.85
39.61946-09-285N/A33.95-116.85
19.51947-05-114.9N/A34.23-116.33
25.61979-06-304.91034.25-116.9
15.91973-07-144.8834.4-116.8
21.41962-10-294.8N/A34.33-116.87
48.21969-01-234.8N/A33.89-116.04
16.71975-12-144.7N/A34.29-116.32
18.11956-05-114.7N/A34.27-116.75
34.31963-07-304.7N/A34-116.3
36.41965-10-174.7N/A33.97-116.77
2.81985-07-184.5634.42-116.54
8.81979-03-154.5134.35-116.45
20.81943-10-154.51634.33-116.86
21.91943-10-144.51634.33-116.88
25.61979-06-294.5634.25-116.9
30.61976-08-014.51234.9-116.58
34.61984-08-064.51433.98-116.71
34.71948-12-114.51633.96-116.45
35.81957-02-014.5N/A33.97-116.32
36.61968-03-284.5N/A34.05-116.12
38.51943-11-174.51633.92-116.7
45.51964-11-174.5N/A33.8-116.5
11.11964-01-064.4N/A34.3-116.5
14.61978-03-014.4534.53-116.77
19.11985-08-294.4634.32-116.82
25.61979-06-304.41034.25-116.9
28.71982-11-104.4834.06-116.67
34.81963-07-194.4N/A34.1-116.1
37.31948-12-104.41633.93-116.4
41.51948-12-184.4N/A34.95-116.95
18.21950-08-124.31634.32-116.8
22.21962-12-014.3N/A34.32-116.88
24.01962-11-304.3N/A34.33-116.92
24.91957-12-044.3N/A34.13-116.35
25.71945-04-184.31634.43-116.98
28.31959-08-264.3N/A34.05-116.55
34.81963-07-184.3N/A34.1-116.1
37.11945-09-074.31633.97-116.8
13.51979-03-184.2534.33-116.35
18.01950-08-284.21234.3-116.78
30.81975-08-144.2N/A34.02-116.43
30.81978-04-014.2634.2-116.97
32.61954-04-304.2N/A34.03-116.77
33.01978-11-204.2534.15-116.97
33.21985-01-194.2333.99-116.4
34.81963-07-174.2N/A34.1-116.1
39.61959-04-174.2N/A33.91-116.33
30.41950-01-134.1N/A34.02-116.48
14.21979-07-134534.27-116.43
18.51932-02-1141634.42-116.85
22.51972-01-314834.31-116.88
24.21968-04-184N/A34.32-116.92
32.51951-10-1641634.17-116.98
33.91985-02-154233.98-116.4
34.81959-06-274N/A34.03-116.85
34.81963-07-164N/A34.1-116.1
45.91947-08-014N/A35-117
12.31979-03-153.9134.3-116.43
33.21951-03-103.92334.07-116.87
34.71948-12-053.91333.96-116.46
36.31950-01-093.9334.08-116.97
16.01978-04-293.8634.23-116.57
20.01976-05-103.8834.46-116.88
23.51978-07-263.8634.35-116.92
25.41982-02-253.8434.11-116.39
25.51968-08-063.8N/A34.09-116.5
28.21985-01-023.8934.05-116.53
33.21961-01-103.8N/A34.28-117.07
35.81965-10-173.8N/A34-116.82
37.91948-12-153.81633.93-116.35
40.01978-07-053.8133.88-116.5
42.61972-12-193.8833.98-116.06
47.91972-09-113.8834.09-117.24
12.31979-03-163.7234.3-116.43
12.51970-05-163.7834.37-116.72
28.41979-05-203.7534.07-116.37
30.21977-10-223.7234.38-117.05
34.81945-10-313.71634.33-117.12
35.21950-12-303.7133.95-116.5
37.01981-03-183.71134.09-117
37.11985-02-283.71033.96-116.29
41.61972-01-113.7833.89-116.29
42.61980-03-103.7733.88-116.27
43.11969-06-103.7N/A35.08-116.6
44.91984-02-233.7533.89-116.15
23.41982-07-073.61134.15-116.7
30.61958-12-103.61634.35-117.05
33.21985-01-253.6333.99-116.4
34.51945-04-063.61634-116.77
37.51978-12-013.6533.93-116.68
42.41985-02-103.6133.88-116.28
47.01959-04-173.6N/A33.85-116.16
47.31981-09-123.6834.15-117.27
11.11979-03-163.5234.32-116.43
13.21964-01-063.5N/A34.3-116.4
25.61984-07-273.5634.26-116.15
27.71945-03-273.51634.2-116.9
32.41966-04-183.5N/A34-116.65
32.51985-01-243.5234-116.4
32.81943-10-113.51634-116.68
33.21977-09-223.5533.98-116.58
33.41948-12-053.51633.98-116.45
33.81968-07-083.5N/A33.99-116.7
35.41965-10-213.5N/A33.98-116.75
35.81948-04-293.5N/A33.98-116.77
36.11984-06-243.5633.96-116.34
37.11965-12-033.5N/A34.2-117.1
38.11969-01-133.5N/A33.99-116.88
39.91972-01-113.5833.91-116.31
40.51936-04-033.51634.9-117
40.91932-08-303.51634.08-117.08
44.11970-11-133.5834.19-117.23
46.11972-01-113.5833.81-116.34

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 2 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Landers, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
18.11982-09-07234°14'N / 116°22'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0225K0San Bernardino
40.01954-06-25234°38'N / 117°12'W000K0San Bernardino


* 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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