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The chance of earthquake damage in Matfield Green is about the same as Kansas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Matfield Green is lower than Kansas average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #403

Matfield Green, KS

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

Matfield Green, KS

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, #534

Matfield Green, KS

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 3,768 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Matfield Green, KS were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:9Cold:7Dense Fog:1Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:254Hail:1,973Heat:11Heavy Snow:34
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:9Landslide:0Strong Wind:48
Thunderstorm Winds:1,279Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:43Winter Weather:29

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Matfield Green, KS.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Matfield Green, KS.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Matfield Green, KS.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 79 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Matfield Green, KS.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.71991-04-26238°06'N / 96°34'W38°10'N / 96°29'W6.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Chase
3.91974-05-30238°08'N / 96°34'W38°05'N / 96°30'W4.70 Miles167 Yards002.5M0Chase
7.01974-05-30238°05'N / 96°30'W38°04'N / 96°29'W000K0Butler
10.81991-04-26237°56'N / 96°43'W38°06'N / 96°34'W15.00 Miles100 Yards04250K0Butler
12.01964-04-22238°17'N / 96°43'W003K0Chase
12.71964-04-22238°19'N / 96°41'W000K0Chase
13.41956-04-02338°15'N / 96°52'W38°23'N / 96°33'W19.40 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Marion
14.51950-05-18338°07'N / 96°49'W38°20'N / 96°49'W14.90 Miles100 Yards02250K0Chase
17.31961-03-26238°01'N / 96°18'W2.00 Miles440 Yards01250K0Greenwood
17.91974-05-30238°04'N / 96°29'W37°49'N / 96°17'W20.40 Miles167 Yards010K0Greenwood
21.51958-06-12238°11'N / 96°10'W000K0Lyon
21.91973-04-13238°11'N / 96°09'W38°19'N / 96°12'W9.60 Miles333 Yards003K0Lyon
23.71987-05-18238°27'N / 96°23'W38°29'N / 96°21'W3.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Chase
24.71990-06-07238°20'N / 96°16'W38°28'N / 96°11'W10.00 Miles100 Yards01725.0M0Lyon
25.11954-08-05238°10'N / 97°07'W38°23'N / 96°53'W19.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Marion
25.41968-06-10238°06'N / 96°06'W1.50 Miles50 Yards03250K0Greenwood
26.11974-05-13238°10'N / 97°09'W38°12'N / 96°56'W11.90 Miles100 Yards000K0Marion
26.71973-03-13238°14'N / 96°07'W38°23'N / 96°06'W10.20 Miles220 Yards0025K0Lyon
28.41960-10-29237°49'N / 96°51'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0125K0Butler
28.61962-05-28238°20'N / 96°07'W38°23'N / 96°05'W3.60 Miles300 Yards00250K0Lyon
28.91960-04-16237°48'N / 96°50'W010K0Butler
29.01971-07-09238°28'N / 96°16'W38°31'N / 96°12'W4.90 Miles33 Yards000K0Lyon
29.81958-06-10437°51'N / 97°01'W37°50'N / 96°51'W9.00 Miles300 Yards1552.5M0Butler
30.11970-03-02238°10'N / 97°11'W38°22'N / 97°01'W16.40 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Ellsworth
32.01986-04-07238°03'N / 96°05'W37°57'N / 95°56'W8.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Greenwood
32.11954-04-26238°04'N / 95°59'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Lyon
34.31971-05-31238°12'N / 97°15'W38°12'N / 97°08'W6.20 Miles200 Yards00250K0Marion
34.41965-09-20237°37'N / 97°16'W38°12'N / 96°57'W43.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Sedgwick
34.61974-03-07238°38'N / 96°42'W38°41'N / 96°32'W9.40 Miles220 Yards00250K0Morris
34.71991-04-26537°42'N / 97°09'W37°54'N / 96°52'W22.00 Miles700 Yards13150250.0M0Butler
34.81962-05-26238°34'N / 96°11'W2.00 Miles200 Yards003K0Lyon
35.11953-05-10338°21'N / 96°40'W38°56'N / 96°03'W52.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Chase
36.01990-03-13238°28'N / 97°05'W38°36'N / 96°58'W10.00 Miles220 Yards002.5M0Marion
36.21969-06-17238°40'N / 96°36'W38°42'N / 96°29'W6.20 Miles37 Yards06250K0Morris
36.21970-03-02238°03'N / 97°16'W38°10'N / 97°11'W9.10 Miles360 Yards002.5M0Harvey
36.21956-04-02338°23'N / 96°33'W38°50'N / 95°53'W47.50 Miles500 Yards022.5M0Marion
37.01956-04-02438°02'N / 95°54'W38°06'N / 95°53'W4.50 Miles880 Yards0525K0Coffey
37.51974-06-08438°25'N / 96°13'W38°42'N / 95°58'W23.70 Miles1760 Yards617725.0M0Lyon
38.01974-03-07238°41'N / 96°32'W38°44'N / 96°29'W4.50 Miles220 Yards00250K0Morris
38.01953-06-19238°36'N / 97°04'W38°36'N / 96°54'W8.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Marion
38.21991-04-26337°51'N / 95°57'W37°57'N / 95°56'W5.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Woodson
38.51956-04-02437°48'N / 95°57'W38°02'N / 95°54'W16.30 Miles880 Yards000K0Woodson
38.71991-04-26337°45'N / 96°05'W37°51'N / 95°57'W10.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Greenwood
38.91990-03-13538°13'N / 97°20'W38°25'N / 97°10'W16.00 Miles1320 Yards1025.0M0Marion
40.61991-04-26337°37'N / 96°16'W37°38'N / 96°14'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Greenwood
41.51990-05-24338°29'N / 97°22'W38°30'N / 97°02'W18.00 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Marion
41.51956-04-02437°47'N / 95°58'W37°48'N / 95°57'W1.30 Miles880 Yards0525K0Woodson
41.71963-07-12238°03'N / 97°19'W010K0Harvey
42.21990-03-13238°36'N / 96°58'W38°54'N / 96°34'W30.00 Miles220 Yards002.5M0Morris
42.31974-03-07238°44'N / 96°29'W38°48'N / 96°26'W5.10 Miles220 Yards00250K0Wabaunsee
42.71956-04-02437°36'N / 96°08'W37°47'N / 95°58'W15.50 Miles880 Yards05250K0Greenwood
43.01986-04-07237°57'N / 95°56'W37°53'N / 95°44'W14.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Woodson
43.41982-03-15237°40'N / 96°04'W1.00 Mile300 Yards002.5M0Greenwood
43.61958-06-11237°43'N / 97°08'W040K0Butler
43.71952-08-14238°41'N / 97°01'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Dickinson
43.91956-07-21238°01'N / 97°21'W000K0Harvey
44.11990-03-13538°10'N / 97°23'W38°11'N / 97°22'W1.00 Mile1320 Yards0025.0M0Mcpherson
44.21990-03-13538°11'N / 97°25'W38°13'N / 97°20'W4.00 Miles1320 Yards0025.0M0Mcpherson
44.31971-06-06338°48'N / 96°37'W2.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Morris
44.31991-04-26337°28'N / 96°25'W37°37'N / 96°16'W12.00 Miles200 Yards12250K0Elk
44.31964-11-15237°39'N / 96°04'W0.80 Mile400 Yards0025K0Greenwood
44.61961-07-13238°02'N / 97°22'W000K0Harvey
44.91973-11-20238°17'N / 95°45'W1.00 Mile33 Yards00250K0Coffey
45.11985-08-17338°48'N / 96°24'W2.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Wabaunsee
45.31960-04-16237°36'N / 97°08'W37°40'N / 96°59'W9.30 Miles33 Yards013K0Butler
45.61964-05-26238°16'N / 95°44'W0025K0Coffey
46.81950-07-01238°42'N / 97°05'W0025K0Dickinson
46.91990-03-13538°09'N / 97°26'W38°11'N / 97°25'W2.00 Miles1320 Yards0025.0M0Harvey
47.31973-06-04237°42'N / 95°57'W37°44'N / 95°51'W5.90 Miles300 Yards00250K0Greenwood
47.31954-03-18238°45'N / 96°07'W003K0Wabaunsee
47.51956-04-02437°28'N / 96°16'W37°36'N / 96°08'W11.50 Miles880 Yards000K0Elk
47.51959-06-18237°32'N / 96°12'W2.50 Miles100 Yards003K0Elk
47.71953-06-21237°45'N / 97°16'W030K0Sedgwick
47.81962-05-24338°00'N / 97°31'W38°03'N / 97°20'W10.40 Miles33 Yards00250K0Reno
48.21972-04-19237°36'N / 96°02'W20.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Greenwood
48.41984-04-29237°43'N / 97°15'W2.00 Miles20 Yards00250K0Sedgwick
48.52003-05-08337°48'N / 95°57'W38°00'N / 95°31'W22.00 Miles350 Yards032.5M261KWoodson
 Brief Description: Damage summary: Toronto: Outbuildings destroyed. 1N Toronto: Trees & limbs downed. 1W Batesville: Large trees uprooted and sheared off, sheet metal in trees, old wood shed destroyed. 1N Batesville: Oil tank 12-15 feet high toppled (leaked profusely), power pole blown over. 2NE Batesville: House destroyed, 2 vehicles heavily damaged, pair of 2-3 foot diameter trees stripped 4 feet off ground. 3-4NE Batesville: Cattle barn & garage destroyed, windows blown out of house, large pick-up truck rolled onto side. 1N Yates Center: House & barn destroyed on Highway 75, horse trailer flipped over, large trees uprooted or snapped off at bases, broke or toppled 70 grave markers at the cemetery. 1NW Yates Center: Two-story house and 3 barns destroyed, trees completely shreaded. Yates Center: Five homes destroyed and 30 damaged. Two of the three injuries occurred at one residence with both requiring transport to a hospital. Forty-five miles of fence damaged. Stored hay contaminated by embedding of wiring and nails. Estimated crop losses: Corn: 300 acres. Wheat: 100 acres. Pasture: 1312 acres. Hay: 655 acres. Of the estimated $2.5 million damage, $1.506 million inflicted upon farming facilities. Farming facility damage breakdown: Dwellings and Service Buildings: $900,000; Structures: $6,000; Machinery & equipment: $600,000. USDA Flash Situation Report contributed greatly to this narrative. This tornado would cross just barely into extreme Northwest Allen County.
49.11965-06-03237°22'N / 96°18'W37°39'N / 96°06'W22.40 Miles87 Yards000K0Elk
50.01958-06-11237°46'N / 97°20'W06250K0Sedgwick

* 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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