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

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

Earthquake Index, #29

Manitowoc County
0.00
Wisconsin
0.00
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

Manitowoc County
0.0000
Wisconsin
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, #49

Manitowoc County
114.20
Wisconsin
153.98
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 6,271 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Manitowoc County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:33Cold:74Dense Fog:146Drought:67
Dust Storm:0Flood:285Hail:1,572Heat:59Heavy Snow:284
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:46Landslide:0Strong Wind:139
Thunderstorm Winds:2,664Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:4Winter Storm:262Winter Weather:79
Other:557 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Manitowoc County.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Manitowoc County.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Manitowoc County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 18 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Manitowoc County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
27.21994-07-05444°17'N / 87°49'W44°19'N / 87°46'W3.50 Miles150 Yards025.0M500KManitowoc
27.61994-07-05244°18'N / 87°48'W1.00 Mile150 Yards00500K50KManitowoc
28.41980-06-07244°04'N / 87°53'W0.20 Mile33 Yards00250K0Manitowoc
35.61967-06-30244°02'N / 88°02'W44°02'N / 88°01'W00250K0Manitowoc
36.81970-04-22244°36'N / 87°27'W44°40'N / 87°23'W5.20 Miles500 Yards01250K0Kewaunee
37.61970-04-22244°35'N / 87°37'W44°40'N / 87°28'W8.90 Miles500 Yards00250K0Kewaunee
38.61974-04-21343°39'N / 88°10'W43°54'N / 87°43'W28.10 Miles200 Yards172.5M0Sheboygan
39.31967-06-30244°02'N / 88°10'W44°02'N / 88°02'W5.90 Miles100 Yards01250K0Calumet
40.41981-04-04243°55'N / 88°05'W0.10 Mile23 Yards06250K0Calumet
40.61970-04-22244°40'N / 87°28'W44°42'N / 87°28'W2.30 Miles500 Yards02250K0Door
41.21970-04-22244°40'N / 87°23'W44°44'N / 87°21'W4.30 Miles500 Yards00250K0Door
43.51970-04-22244°27'N / 88°02'W44°33'N / 87°58'W7.20 Miles800 Yards01250K0Brown
43.81959-05-10244°29'N / 88°03'W44°31'N / 87°58'W4.30 Miles33 Yards032.5M0Brown
44.81970-04-22244°28'N / 88°04'W44°31'N / 88°01'W3.60 Miles800 Yards02250K0Brown
46.11996-07-18243°56'N / 88°14'W43°53'N / 88°10'W4.40 Miles200 Yards11450K300KFond Du Lac
 Brief Description: A strong tornado (F2) struck Marytown, resulting in 1 fatility (81 year old male) and 1 injury. This tornado actually touched down in Calumet county about 1.1 miles SE of Jericho (see WFO GRB Stormdata report), and then headed southeast into into Fond du Lac county at a point 2.0 NW of Marytown. It destroyed or damaged at least a couple dozen barns, sheds, and homes on a southeastward path. Many large trees were uprooted. The north side of Marytown was hit the hardest, where a house trailer, 3 homes, and a machine shed were destroyed. The tornado exited Fond du Lac county at a point 2.5 miles SE of Marytown and re-entered Calumet county where it quickly dissapated. The path length in Fond du Lac county was 4.4 miles. M81PH
47.41956-07-01244°44'N / 87°23'W44°51'N / 87°14'W10.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Door
49.41985-06-08244°48'N / 87°28'W44°50'N / 87°22'W5.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Door
49.81961-09-22243°39'N / 88°15'W43°47'N / 88°04'W12.60 Miles300 Yards0025K0Fond Du Lac


* 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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