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

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

Earthquake Index, #2461

Mc Donald, PA
0.00
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

Mc Donald, 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, #1768

Mc Donald, PA
83.97
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 5,326 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Mc Donald, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:9Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:955Hail:1,001Heat:4Heavy Snow:59
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:29Landslide:0Strong Wind:94
Thunderstorm Winds:3,016Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:27Winter Weather:3
Other:121 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Mc Donald, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Mc Donald, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 36 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Mc Donald, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
17.61990-06-30240°07'N / 80°09'W0.20 Mile250 Yards0025K0Washington
17.71956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
19.11963-08-03340°19'N / 79°53'W27025.0M0Allegheny
19.41975-06-04240°35'N / 80°13'W40°11'N / 79°32'W45.30 Miles30 Yards000K0Beaver
19.81956-05-13240°22'N / 79°52'W0.70 Mile200 Yards05250K0Allegheny
22.11983-05-22240°17'N / 79°53'W40°18'N / 79°47'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Allegheny
30.31954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
30.41954-06-26240°15'N / 79°41'W0425K0Westmoreland
30.51985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
31.11985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
31.81983-05-22240°18'N / 79°47'W40°20'N / 79°30'W14.00 Miles200 Yards062.5M0Westmoreland
33.41980-06-03440°39'N / 79°44'W40°37'N / 79°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards020250.0M0Allegheny
35.11954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
35.21954-04-27240°13'N / 80°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
35.51968-06-25239°51'N / 80°19'W01250K0Greene
36.01981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
36.61980-06-03440°37'N / 79°42'W40°36'N / 79°33'W7.60 Miles33 Yards00250.0M0Westmoreland
36.71964-06-15240°18'N / 79°33'W2.00 Miles800 Yards04250K0Westmoreland
37.01981-04-28240°44'N / 79°44'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Butler
37.01967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
38.31965-11-16240°05'N / 79°37'W40°06'N / 79°36'W03250K0Westmoreland
38.51965-11-16240°06'N / 79°36'W40°07'N / 79°35'W03250K0Fayette
40.91980-06-03440°36'N / 79°33'W40°35'N / 79°30'W2.30 Miles33 Yards0120250.0M0Armstrong
42.11986-10-01239°55'N / 79°45'W39°54'N / 79°40'W4.50 Miles100 Yards022.5M0Fayette
42.41985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
43.82000-05-23240°21'N / 81°05'W40°20'N / 81°04'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0Harrison
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado with maximum winds estimated at 120 MPH passed through a 3-mile section of rural Harrison County. The tornado passed over only one residence as it moved to the east but destroyed several items on the property, including a cinder-block garage, a wooden barn, and several outbuildings. A parked truck was lifted and turned about 90 degrees but was otherwise undamaged. There were several large sections of heavily wooded area along the tornado's path which were completely cleared of trees. No injuries or fatalities were reported.
44.41977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
44.51976-07-11340°21'N / 79°30'W40°16'N / 79°18'W11.80 Miles67 Yards1172.5M0Westmoreland
44.81983-05-22240°20'N / 79°30'W40°27'N / 79°17'W13.00 Miles200 Yards042.5M0Westmoreland
45.01980-06-03240°32'N / 79°28'W40°32'N / 79°22'W4.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Indiana
45.31980-05-12240°24'N / 79°23'W2.20 Miles20 Yards00250K0Westmoreland
46.61978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
46.71954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
47.51955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
48.82001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
49.01992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence


* 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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