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

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

Earthquake Index, #23

Millard County
0.28
Utah
2.02
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, #3

Millard County
0.0531
Utah
0.0191
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, #18

Millard County
4.24
Utah
12.59
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 267 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Millard County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:4
Dust Storm:0Flood:45Hail:49Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:150Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:0
Other:13 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 4 volcanoes are found in or near Millard County.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
55.6Black Rock DesertUS-Utah, United States38.97-112.51800Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
114.4Markagunt PlateauUS-Utah, United States37.58-112.672840Volcanic fieldDendrochronologyLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
123.8KolobUS-Utah, United States37.33-113.122727Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
136.2Bald KnollUS-Utah, United States37.328-112.4082135Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 4 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Millard County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
41.81964-02-203.7N/A39.4-114.2
36.71964-01-073.6N/A39.1-114.21
36.91963-12-253.6N/A39.2-114.2
36.21963-12-293.5N/A39.1-114.2

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Millard County.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Millard County.


* 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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