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Marshfield Hills, MA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Marshfield Hills is lower than Massachusetts average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Marshfield Hills is lower than Massachusetts average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #345

Marshfield Hills, MA
0.30
Massachusetts
0.70
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

Marshfield Hills, MA
0.0000
Massachusetts
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, #436

Marshfield Hills, MA
46.85
Massachusetts
87.60
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 2,314 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Marshfield Hills, MA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:5Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:304Hail:419Heat:4Heavy Snow:50
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:202
Thunderstorm Winds:848Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:20Winter Weather:0
Other:462 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Marshfield Hills, MA.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Marshfield Hills, MA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
24.91963-10-164.52042.5-70.8

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 16 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Marshfield Hills, MA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
15.01967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
22.41956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
25.71953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
30.21958-08-25242°32'N / 71°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Middlesex
32.51953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
38.11958-07-11242°30'N / 71°18'W1.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Middlesex
38.51970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
40.51974-09-29342°36'N / 71°14'W42°37'N / 71°12'W01250K0Middlesex
43.81951-08-21242°42'N / 71°08'W42°46'N / 70°58'W9.30 Miles100 Yards003K0Essex
43.91986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
45.81953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
47.11972-07-21242°41'N / 71°25'W42°35'N / 71°20'W7.60 Miles37 Yards042.5M0Middlesex
47.31956-11-21242°48'N / 71°00'W0.80 Mile17 Yards0025K0Essex
47.81963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
49.21965-08-28242°42'N / 71°20'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Middlesex
49.61970-10-03342°33'N / 71°32'W42°34'N / 71°31'W10250K0Middlesex


* 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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