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Los Ojos, NM Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Los Ojos is about the same as New Mexico average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Los Ojos is lower than New Mexico average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #114

Los Ojos, NM
0.28
New Mexico
0.39
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, #254

Los Ojos, NM
0.0024
New Mexico
0.0071
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, #450

Los Ojos, NM
2.30
New Mexico
15.39
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 92 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Los Ojos, NM were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:18Hail:26Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:9Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:28 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Los Ojos, NM.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
60.0Valles CalderaUS-New Mexico, United States35.87-106.573430CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 7 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Los Ojos, NM.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
30.21966-01-235.5N/A37-107
26.71966-01-234.6N/A36.9-107
39.61966-05-194.6N/A37-107.2
31.81966-01-234.5N/A36.9-107.1
48.51973-03-174.5636.1-106.2
37.01966-01-234.2N/A36.9-107.2
30.11966-01-254N/A36.8-107.1

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Los Ojos, NM.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
35.71953-06-17237°06'N / 106°06'W1.00 Mile1417 Yards000K0Conejos


* 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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