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Madras, OR Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #360

Madras, OR
0.04
Oregon
0.62
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, #47

Madras, OR
0.0474
Oregon
0.0291
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, #306

Madras, OR
2.10
Oregon
8.38
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 264 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Madras, OR 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:12Hail:135Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:47Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:16Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:54 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 16 volcanoes are found in or near Madras, OR.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
33.2JeffersonUS-Oregon, United States44.692-121.83199StratovolcanoVarve CountLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
35.1Blue Lake CraterUS-Oregon, United States44.42-121.771230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
40.9WashingtonUS-Oregon, United States44.332-121.8372376Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
42.8BelknapUS-Oregon, United States44.285-121.8412095Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
43.4Sand Mountain FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.38-121.931664Cinder coneRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
45.3North Sister FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.17-121.773074Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
48.9South SisterUS-Oregon, United States44.1-121.773157Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
53.3BachelorUS-Oregon, United States43.979-121.6882763StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
57.8HoodUS-Oregon, United States45.374-121.6943426StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899
63.5Newberry VolcanoUS-Oregon, United States43.722-121.2292434Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
78.9Devils GardenUS-Oregon, United States43.512-120.8611698Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
81.4Davis LakeUS-Oregon, United States43.57-121.822163Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
82.6Squaw Ridge FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.472-120.7541711Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
91.1Four Craters Lava FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.361-120.6691501Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
95.3Indian HeavenUS-Washington, United States45.93-121.821513Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
97.4West CraterUS-Washington, United States45.88-122.081329Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast 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 Madras, OR.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
43.81976-04-134.61545.22-120.77
34.41976-04-174.2245.08-120.8

Historical Tornado Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Madras, OR.


* 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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