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Marietta-Alderwood, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Marietta-Alderwood is much lower than Washington average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Marietta-Alderwood is about the same as Washington average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #277

Marietta-Alderwood, WA
2.17
Washington
4.04
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, #190

Marietta-Alderwood, WA
0.0109
Washington
0.0135
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, #655

Marietta-Alderwood, WA
1.82
Washington
9.06
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 31 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Marietta-Alderwood, WA 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:8Hail:0Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:3Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:13 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 4 volcanoes are found in or near Marietta-Alderwood, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
33.4BakerUS-Washington, United States48.786-121.823285StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899
76.0Garibaldi, Mt.Canada, Canada49.85-1232678StratovolcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
80.9Glacier PeakUS-Washington, United States48.112-121.1133213StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
81.0Garibaldi LakeCanada, Canada49.92-123.032316Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 14 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Marietta-Alderwood, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
36.61976-05-165.16248.8-123.36
8.11964-07-145N/A48.9-122.5
24.71969-02-144.5N/A48.73-123.09
25.11969-02-144.5N/A48.73-123.1
48.81967-05-254.5N/A48.1-122.8
40.81978-08-234.41748.38-123.2
18.51977-07-104.31148.53-122.45
41.01976-09-024.32448.21-122.76
18.41979-11-264.12048.54-122.41
14.61970-05-1841148.6-122.7
42.31979-03-123.82448.19-122.76
47.81974-05-163.85448.14-122.92
32.11976-01-313.61848.35-122.32
32.61979-11-153.61549.24-122.35

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Marietta-Alderwood, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
45.71986-05-13248°13'N / 122°03'W0.30 Mile33 Yards000K0Snohomish


* 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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