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

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

Earthquake Index, #1307

Mcswain, CA
3.70
California
21.80
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, #563

Mcswain, CA
0.0060
California
0.0068
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, #363

Mcswain, CA
19.75
California
18.56
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 310 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Mcswain, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:2Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:28Hail:37Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:21Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:36Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:183 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 5 volcanoes are found in or near Mcswain, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
86.2Red ConesUS-California, United States37.58-119.052748Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
89.7Inyo CratersUS-California, United States37.692-119.022629Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
95.2Mono CratersUS-California, United States37.88-1192796Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
97.4Mono Lake Volc FieldUS-California, United States38-119.032121Cinder coneTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
97.7Long ValleyUS-California, United States37.7-118.873390CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 12 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Mcswain, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
44.91976-03-174.3836.83-121.13
45.51983-02-054.2836.69-120.85
16.91954-11-014N/A37.07-120.58
33.01975-08-104N/A37.37-119.99
33.61981-05-203.9836.98-121.03
46.01963-07-313.9N/A36.87-121.21
26.61977-10-133.71037.47-121.03
33.41945-06-143.7N/A36.9-120.9
44.71972-03-313.7236.86-120.01
43.51977-12-293.5836.86-120.04
44.01941-03-273.5N/A37.2-119.8
47.71942-08-083.5N/A36.9-121.28

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Mcswain, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
32.41953-04-27237°39'N / 121°00'W003K0Stanislaus


* 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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