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Loma, CO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #304

Loma, CO
0.16
Colorado
1.32
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, #185

Loma, CO
0.0011
Colorado
0.0009
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, #451

Loma, CO
4.37
Colorado
117.98
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 331 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Loma, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:45Hail:45Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:109Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:25Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:107 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Loma, CO.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
99.5DotseroUS-Colorado, United States39.65-107.032230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Loma, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
9.31975-01-304.4N/A39.27-108.65
22.01971-11-124538.9-108.7

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Loma, CO.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Loma, CO.


* 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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