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

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

Earthquake Index, #346

Lawrenceburg, IN
0.03
Indiana
0.12
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

Lawrenceburg, IN
0.0000
Indiana
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, #474

Lawrenceburg, IN
243.95
Indiana
265.56
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 4,575 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lawrenceburg, IN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:43Dense Fog:31Drought:28
Dust Storm:0Flood:899Hail:878Heat:40Heavy Snow:81
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:34Landslide:0Strong Wind:133
Thunderstorm Winds:2,180Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:100Winter Weather:44
Other:82 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lawrenceburg, IN.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lawrenceburg, IN.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Lawrenceburg, IN.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 91 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lawrenceburg, IN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.31974-04-03439°00'N / 84°58'W39°03'N / 84°54'W4.70 Miles667 Yards000K0Dearborn
6.91974-04-03538°59'N / 84°52'W39°07'N / 84°40'W14.00 Miles33 Yards0202.5M0Boone
8.91990-06-02439°13'N / 84°55'W39°15'N / 84°48'W6.00 Miles880 Yards0212.5M0Dearborn
8.91974-04-03538°58'N / 84°53'W38°59'N / 84°52'W000K0Ohio
11.61990-06-02239°13'N / 85°04'W39°14'N / 84°59'W2.50 Miles440 Yards00250K0Dearborn
11.61956-02-25239°16'N / 84°49'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Hamilton
11.81973-09-29239°00'N / 84°42'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Boone
12.81974-04-03539°07'N / 84°40'W39°13'N / 84°38'W6.80 Miles533 Yards31900K0Hamilton
13.41974-04-03438°54'N / 85°05'W39°00'N / 84°58'W9.10 Miles1133 Yards0640K0Ohio
14.51992-11-22438°53'N / 84°50'W38°55'N / 84°48'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Boone
14.91990-06-02439°15'N / 84°48'W39°17'N / 84°35'W10.00 Miles1350 Yards01425.0M0Hamilton
15.01977-10-01339°15'N / 84°40'W0.70 Mile150 Yards0172.5M0Hamilton
15.41980-04-08238°57'N / 84°40'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0425K0Boone
17.91958-07-11239°06'N / 84°33'W39°05'N / 84°32'W000K0Hamilton
18.31958-07-11239°05'N / 84°32'W39°05'N / 84°32'W08250K0Campbell
18.71992-11-22438°47'N / 84°55'W38°53'N / 84°50'W9.70 Miles73 Yards012.5M0Switzerland
19.91990-06-02239°05'N / 85°25'W39°13'N / 85°04'W20.50 Miles440 Yards03250K0Ripley
20.21956-07-13239°05'N / 85°15'W0.20 Mile100 Yards0025K0Ripley
21.01990-06-02439°17'N / 84°35'W39°20'N / 84°35'W3.00 Miles1350 Yards0225.0M0Butler
21.81974-04-03438°50'N / 85°12'W38°54'N / 85°05'W7.60 Miles1133 Yards0400K0Switzerland
22.61969-08-09239°25'N / 85°00'W0.70 Mile33 Yards0025K0Franklin
22.81956-07-13238°50'N / 84°38'W1.00 Mile433 Yards0122.5M0Boone
22.81956-02-25239°20'N / 84°34'W1.00 Mile500 Yards05250K0Butler
24.01974-04-03438°55'N / 85°16'W38°56'N / 85°15'W000K0Ripley
25.41974-04-03439°11'N / 84°29'W39°18'N / 84°23'W9.40 Miles350 Yards239250K0Hamilton
25.51969-05-10339°20'N / 84°46'W39°25'N / 84°20'W23.80 Miles400 Yards092.5M0Butler
25.71969-08-09339°13'N / 84°31'W39°10'N / 84°18'W11.90 Miles400 Yards42402.5M0Hamilton
26.51999-04-09338°53'N / 85°25'W38°59'N / 85°13'W15.00 Miles450 Yards021.4M0Ripley
 Brief Description: A tornado moved into Jefferson Proving Grounds from Jennings county and moved northeast across the county. Four mobile homes were destroyed and 4 were damaged. One house was destroyed while 8 had heavy damage and 20 minor damage. Twenty-one barns were destroyed, 6 had heavy damage, and 14 received minor damage. Seventeen outbuildings were destroyed while 4 had heavy damage and 11 minor damage. Four vehicles received major damage and 3 had minor damage. Five pieces of farm equipment were destroyed while 4 incurred major damage. Seven livestock were lost with 2 being killed and 2 injured. Trees were also downed in the path.
27.31960-06-30239°30'N / 84°54'W003K0Franklin
27.71990-06-02439°20'N / 84°35'W39°20'N / 84°19'W12.00 Miles1350 Yards0025.0M0Butler
28.32004-07-30239°03'N / 85°25'W39°04'N / 85°23'W2.00 Miles133 Yards02465K0Ripley
 Brief Description: A tornado moved along a two mile path from southwest of Holton into town. One house, one mobile home and two small planes were destroyed. Thirty-six other structures sustained major damage. Numerous trees were uprooted along the path of the tornado.
28.41974-04-03439°21'N / 85°17'W39°28'N / 85°11'W9.50 Miles1200 Yards2100K0Franklin
28.51974-04-03438°46'N / 85°16'W38°50'N / 85°12'W5.70 Miles300 Yards0025.0M0Jefferson
29.21992-11-22438°36'N / 85°04'W38°47'N / 84°55'W16.00 Miles60 Yards192.5M0Carroll
31.31986-03-10239°21'N / 84°23'W1.00 Mile200 Yards002.5M0Butler
31.51999-04-09439°14'N / 84°22'W39°18'N / 84°17'W8.00 Miles440 Yards46582.0M0Hamilton
 Brief Description: A tornado began with F2 intensity in Blue Ash in the northeast corner of the county. This tornado moved through Montgomery, Symmes Township, and Loveland before entering Warren county. The intensity of the tornado was F2 and F3 at many points along the track, intensifying to a low end F4 while in Montgomery. The width of the tornado ranged from 100 yards to 1/4 mile wide. Four fatalities occurred; two in a home and the other two in vehicles. About 91 homes and apartments were destroyed along with 37 businesses. Additionally, 197 homes and apartments suffered major damage with 477 others also incurring damage. Twenty six businesses had major damage with 18 others also incurring damage. M40VE, M38VE, M58PH, F52PH
33.21959-02-10338°38'N / 85°00'W1.50 Miles440 Yards062.5M0Carroll
33.51999-04-09338°55'N / 85°27'W38°55'N / 85°27'W1.00 Mile400 Yards00250K0Jennings
 Brief Description: A strong F3 tornado moved across the extreme southeastern part of the county significantly damaging 2 homes and destroying 4 barns. 2 high tension power line towers were toppled as well. The tornado then moved northeast out of the Indianapolis CWA.
33.61990-06-02439°20'N / 84°19'W39°21'N / 84°20'W2.00 Miles1350 Yards0025.0M0Warren
34.11974-04-03439°18'N / 84°23'W39°26'N / 84°17'W10.40 Miles350 Yards00250K0Warren
34.51974-04-03439°09'N / 85°42'W39°21'N / 85°17'W26.10 Miles1200 Yards270K0Decatur
35.11996-05-08238°47'N / 84°22'W38°47'N / 84°22'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0275K0Pendleton
 Brief Description: Tornado hit just south of Butler, near US 27 ripping apart a two story brick home and destroying two barns. A car was severely damaged and numerous trees and utility lines were downed.
35.81969-08-09339°10'N / 84°18'W39°07'N / 84°07'W10.30 Miles400 Yards07250K0Clermont
35.81999-04-09238°53'N / 85°30'W38°54'N / 85°28'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00100K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in Dupont taking the roof off and structurally damaging one home. The storm also damaged to a lesser extent several homes and barns along its path. The storm then intensified as it moved into Jennings county.
37.01974-04-03438°39'N / 85°35'W38°55'N / 85°16'W25.00 Miles1200 Yards101750K0Jefferson
37.91990-05-04239°30'N / 84°23'W0.20 Mile150 Yards15250K0Butler
38.01957-05-22238°37'N / 85°12'W0.80 Mile440 Yards0025K0Carroll
38.31992-11-22239°36'N / 84°59'W39°43'N / 84°50'W11.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Union
38.81963-03-19239°35'N / 85°14'W39°37'N / 85°12'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Fayette
39.11967-04-21238°53'N / 85°35'W38°54'N / 85°31'W3.00 Miles33 Yards0125K0Jefferson
39.21999-04-09239°21'N / 84°11'W39°23'N / 84°16'W1.50 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Warren
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in eastern Hamilton Township causing heavy damage to a farmstead. The roof of the house and an extension to a barn were destroyed. Further down the path, a house was skewed from its foundation.
39.51990-06-02238°59'N / 85°47'W39°08'N / 85°26'W18.00 Miles60 Yards00250K0Jennings
39.51955-03-11239°40'N / 85°02'W39°40'N / 85°00'W1.30 Miles847 Yards00250K0Union
39.61980-04-08239°32'N / 84°23'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0102.5M0Butler
39.81968-04-23439°06'N / 84°16'W39°12'N / 84°00'W15.80 Miles100 Yards1292.5M0Clermont
40.01986-07-12238°35'N / 84°33'W0.10 Mile73 Yards0025K0Preble
40.11954-03-19239°39'N / 85°08'W0025K0Fayette
40.51980-07-09439°35'N / 85°22'W39°31'N / 85°22'W4.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Rush
40.71990-06-02238°52'N / 84°11'W38°55'N / 84°09'W4.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Clermont
41.81955-03-11239°40'N / 85°18'W39°40'N / 85°02'W14.10 Miles880 Yards03250K0Fayette
42.11976-09-26338°48'N / 85°40'W38°45'N / 85°24'W14.60 Miles300 Yards11250K0Jefferson
42.11960-09-19339°38'N / 85°16'W0.10 Mile100 Yards00250K0Fayette
42.71968-04-23438°40'N / 84°22'W38°42'N / 84°13'W8.00 Miles300 Yards435025.0M0Pendleton
42.81961-04-25439°40'N / 85°18'W39°44'N / 84°54'W21.60 Miles550 Yards002.5M0Fayette
42.91967-04-21238°52'N / 85°39'W38°53'N / 85°35'W3.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Jennings
43.01992-11-22239°43'N / 84°50'W39°44'N / 84°48'W1.00 Mile200 Yards002.5M0Wayne
43.01965-10-07238°44'N / 85°31'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Jefferson
43.11992-11-22239°13'N / 85°40'W39°13'N / 85°40'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Decatur
43.21974-04-03239°23'N / 84°14'W39°31'N / 84°10'W9.80 Miles177 Yards092.5M0Warren
43.31990-06-02338°47'N / 85°41'W38°51'N / 85°30'W9.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Jefferson
43.41956-04-03239°44'N / 84°53'W00250K0Wayne
43.71985-04-05238°44'N / 85°32'W1.00 Mile17 Yards0025K0Jefferson
44.01973-06-19239°20'N / 85°40'W39°22'N / 85°36'W4.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Decatur
44.01961-04-25439°44'N / 84°54'W39°45'N / 84°48'W5.10 Miles550 Yards032.5M0Wayne
44.21990-06-02338°35'N / 85°25'W38°36'N / 85°19'W6.00 Miles50 Yards012.5M0Trimble
44.41997-07-02338°51'N / 84°11'W38°49'N / 84°04'W12.00 Miles500 Yards002.0M0Clermont
 Brief Description: A multiple vortex tornado tracked across the southern part of the county. The tornado damaged or destroyed 56 mobile homes and 27 single family homes. Several barns and sheds were destroyed and numerous trees were downed. No serious injuries or deaths occurred with this tornado. A low pressure system with an unusually strong mid and upper level jet streak was moving across the Great Lakes with an associated cold front moving across the upper Ohio valley. Thunderstorms developed across Indiana and moved into West-Central Ohio around mid-afternoon with a distinct bow echo causing wind damage from near to Lima to southeast of Columbus. On the southern edge of the first line of storms, a supercell developed over Central Indiana. This storm evolved into a bow echo and swept across the Dayton metro area causing extensive wind damage and a brief tornado in Greene county. Another supercell developed near Cincinnati and moved southeastward along the Ohio River. This storm produced the F3 tornado in Clermont county.
44.41974-04-01338°30'N / 85°14'W38°32'N / 85°11'W3.30 Miles300 Yards1202.5M0Henry
44.51992-11-22239°09'N / 85°44'W39°12'N / 85°40'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Bartholomew
44.62008-06-03339°27'N / 85°37'W39°30'N / 85°30'W7.00 Miles150 Yards181.0M0KRush
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down in Shelby County at 2004 EST 200 meters north of the County Road South 500 East and County Road East 500 South intersection. The tornado tracked to the east northeast for 2.93 miles before entering Rush County at 2012 EST near County Road South 1000 West just south of County Road East 450 South. The tornado continued to the northeast for 6.75 miles until lifting at 2030 EST. The tornado lifted 200 meters east of County Road South 400 West and 400 meters north of West State Road 244. The tornado was on the ground for a total of 9.68 miles and 26 minutes. The tornado was an EF-0 with wind speeds around 75 miles per hour while in Shelby County, however intensified to an EF-3 tornado while in Rush County with wind speeds around 150 miles per hour. The tornado had a width of 150 yards. The tornado formed from a supercell storm. While in Shelby County the tornado damaged 34 structures with the hardest hit areas being Middletown and Waldron. 27 of the damaged structures were in Middletown with 4 of these being completely destroyed. Trees and powerlines were also blown down and a semi-trailer was blown off Interstate 74. In Rush County 8 people were injured including a man and a woman who were pinned beneath a wall in Moscow. A 67 year old woman in Moscow was injured from a large tree limb that impaled her in the chest and later passed away due to those injuries on August 17th. The historic Moscow Covered Bridge was destroyed in addition to extensive damage to the Moscow school. Dozens of houses were severely damaged or destroyed including some houses that were swept completely off the foundation. Approximately 200,000 dollars in damage occurred in Shelby County and approximately one million dollars in damage occurred in Rush County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful weather system moved through central Indiana on the night of June 3rd. Associated with this system were damaging straight line thunderstorm winds and tornadoes. Three tornadoes developed from supercells. An EF-1 tornado moved through Decatur County, an EF-2 tornado moved through Brown and Johnson Counties, and then weakened to an EF-1 in Shelby County, and another tornado began as an EF-0 in Shelby County and intensified to an EF-3 in Rush County.
44.71974-04-03439°08'N / 85°43'W39°09'N / 85°42'W0025.0M0Bartholomew
45.11980-07-09439°37'N / 85°29'W39°35'N / 85°22'W6.40 Miles267 Yards2252.5M0Rush
45.31953-06-13239°44'N / 84°38'W0025K0Preble
45.41961-04-25439°45'N / 84°48'W39°45'N / 84°37'W9.50 Miles77 Yards002.5M0Preble
45.61967-12-11239°16'N / 85°42'W003K0Bartholomew
45.71969-05-10339°25'N / 84°20'W39°32'N / 84°00'W19.40 Miles400 Yards010250K0Warren
46.01969-05-10239°13'N / 85°47'W39°11'N / 85°40'W6.40 Miles33 Yards00250K0Bartholomew
47.51990-06-02338°35'N / 85°29'W38°35'N / 85°25'W3.80 Miles440 Yards00250K0Jefferson
47.81963-04-19338°59'N / 86°00'W39°03'N / 85°31'W26.20 Miles33 Yards000K0Lawrence
48.01961-04-25439°36'N / 85°37'W39°40'N / 85°18'W17.30 Miles550 Yards032.5M0Rush
48.21975-04-02239°29'N / 84°07'W1.00 Mile50 Yards032.5M0Warren
48.71974-04-03339°06'N / 85°48'W39°07'N / 85°46'W1.30 Miles177 Yards050K0Jennings


* 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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