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Limestone, TN Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Limestone is lower than Tennessee average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Limestone is much lower than Tennessee average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #329

Limestone, TN
0.14
Tennessee
0.56
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

Limestone, TN
0.0000
Tennessee
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, #561

Limestone, TN
43.79
Tennessee
175.35
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 3,209 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Limestone, TN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:6Dense Fog:3Drought:36
Dust Storm:0Flood:311Hail:678Heat:0Heavy Snow:58
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:15Landslide:0Strong Wind:29
Thunderstorm Winds:1,896Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:28Winter Weather:26
Other:117 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Limestone, TN.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Limestone, TN.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 9 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Limestone, TN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.71957-04-08236°17'N / 82°35'W36°19'N / 82°33'W3.00 Miles440 Yards003K0Washington
4.81967-04-22236°12'N / 82°41'W0.20 Mile250 Yards00250K0Greene
10.11967-03-12236°08'N / 82°55'W36°15'N / 82°40'W16.00 Miles300 Yards15250K0Greene
19.71955-03-05236°28'N / 82°52'W36°30'N / 82°48'W4.30 Miles300 Yards06250K0Hawkins
29.51963-03-11236°00'N / 83°07'W36°02'N / 83°01'W6.20 Miles200 Yards11250K0Cocke
33.71962-06-03236°36'N / 82°12'W0025K0Washington
37.81980-07-06236°35'N / 83°15'W36°25'N / 83°13'W11.50 Miles300 Yards00250K0Hancock
38.91965-04-09236°11'N / 81°56'W0.50 Mile300 Yards0125K0Avery
39.01976-02-18235°57'N / 83°13'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0102.5M0Cocke


* 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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