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Mattawana, PA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1294

Mattawana, PA
0.03
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Mattawana, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #2316

Mattawana, PA
54.13
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 2,205 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Mattawana, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:1Drought:10
Dust Storm:0Flood:328Hail:321Heat:22Heavy Snow:30
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:9Landslide:0Strong Wind:24
Thunderstorm Winds:1,381Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:19Winter Weather:0
Other:49 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Mattawana, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Mattawana, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Mattawana, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 16 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Mattawana, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
10.21989-11-20240°37'N / 77°49'W40°39'N / 77°47'W3.50 Miles1230 Yards0025K0Huntingdon
11.81952-07-23240°37'N / 77°34'W0425K0Mifflin
13.41991-09-18240°40'N / 77°49'W40°42'N / 77°47'W4.00 Miles330 Yards03250K0Huntingdon
14.91989-06-20240°22'N / 77°30'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0125K0Perry
19.31955-08-19240°24'N / 77°23'W0025K0Chester
20.11975-06-05240°45'N / 77°55'W00250K0Centre
27.41980-04-09240°44'N / 77°19'W40°43'N / 77°17'W00250K0Snyder
29.11967-09-21240°25'N / 77°11'W0.10 Mile30 Yards00250K0Perry
32.81961-04-16340°03'N / 77°31'W00250K0Cumberland
43.81996-07-19240°43'N / 78°35'W40°39'N / 78°28'W8.40 Miles200 Yards0000Cambria
 Brief Description: An F1 to weak F2 tornado touched down in Clearfield County near New Washington around 10:15 a.m. EST. The tornado moved southeast approximately 19 miles along a curved path crossing Five Points into Cambria County across Glendale Lake before ending 2 miles east of Frugality. This storm damaged several mobile homes and farms in Five Points, picked a boat out of the water on Glendale Lake and felled many trees along its path. A herringbone tree pattern was apparent along with suction vortex damage to crops.
46.11980-06-09240°39'N / 78°39'W40°35'N / 78°32'W7.40 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Cambria
46.31976-03-21239°56'N / 77°15'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Adams
48.31985-05-31441°12'N / 77°57'W41°10'N / 77°52'W4.50 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Centre
48.51985-05-31441°10'N / 77°52'W41°13'N / 77°19'W29.00 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
48.61992-10-09240°07'N / 76°57'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0York
48.61980-06-07240°01'N / 77°04'W40°02'N / 77°01'W2.30 Miles800 Yards002.5M0Adams


* 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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