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Mazama, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Mazama is much lower than Washington average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Mazama 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, #653

Mazama, WA
0.11
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, #477

Mazama, WA
0.0042
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, #675

Mazama, WA
1.17
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 94 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Mazama, WA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:30Hail:22Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:17Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:8Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:16 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Mazama, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
58.2Glacier PeakUS-Washington, United States48.112-121.1133213StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
73.6BakerUS-Washington, United States48.786-121.823285StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
47.81963-12-224.4N/A48.33-119.33

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Mazama, WA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Mazama, WA.


* 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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