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Minnehaha, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Minnehaha is lower than Washington average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Minnehaha is higher than 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, #156

Minnehaha, WA
3.66
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, #45

Minnehaha, WA
0.0273
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, #2

Minnehaha, WA
33.16
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 266 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Minnehaha, WA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:63Hail:31Heat:0Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:33Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:135 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 10 volcanoes are found in or near Minnehaha, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
30.2West CraterUS-Washington, United States45.88-122.081329Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
42.8Indian HeavenUS-Washington, United States45.93-121.821513Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
43.0St. HelensUS-Washington, United States46.2-122.182549StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
48.8HoodUS-Oregon, United States45.374-121.6943426StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899
66.1AdamsUS-Washington, United States46.206-121.493742StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
77.6JeffersonUS-Oregon, United States44.692-121.83199StratovolcanoVarve CountLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
93.3RainierUS-Washington, United States46.87-121.7584392StratovolcanoDendrochronologyLast known eruption 1800-1899
94.3Sand Mountain FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.38-121.931664Cinder coneRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
94.9Blue Lake CraterUS-Oregon, United States44.42-121.771230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
99.1WashingtonUS-Oregon, United States44.332-121.8372376Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 6 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Minnehaha, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
9.31964-10-015.3N/A45.7-122.8
3.11962-11-064.8N/A45.63-122.67
43.41980-05-184.7446.21-122.19
43.41980-05-274.7446.21-122.19
37.81963-12-274.5N/A45.7-123.4
43.71984-06-043.75346.21-123.06

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 2 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Minnehaha, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.01972-04-05345°36'N / 122°38'W45°36'N / 122°38'W00250K0Multnomah
4.61972-04-05345°36'N / 122°38'W45°38'N / 122°27'W8.70 Miles440 Yards630025.0M0Clark


* 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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