Loa, UT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Loa is much lower than Utah average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Loa is about the same as Utah average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #302
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, #83
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, #265
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 136 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Loa, UT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||89||Hail:||21||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||0|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||10||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||1||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
A total of 3 volcanoes are found in or near Loa, UT.
|Distance (miles)||Name||Region||Latitude||Longitude||Elevation (foot)||Type||Status||Last Eruption|
|60.5||Black Rock Desert||US-Utah, United States||38.97||-112.5||1800||Volcanic field||Radiocarbon||Last known eruption A.D. 1-1499|
|79.7||Markagunt Plateau||US-Utah, United States||37.58||-112.67||2840||Volcanic field||Dendrochronology||Last known eruption A.D. 1-1499|
|85.1||Bald Knoll||US-Utah, United States||37.328||-112.408||2135||Cinder cone||Holocene||Unknown|
Historical Earthquake Events
A total of 6 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Loa, UT.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Loa, UT.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|41.3||1967-11-02||2||38°55'N / 111°15'W||0||0||25K||0||Emery|
* 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.