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Moffit, ND Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Moffit is about the same as North Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Moffit is about the same as North Dakota average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #5

Moffit, ND
0.03
North Dakota
0.00
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

Moffit, ND
0.0000
North Dakota
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, #188

Moffit, ND
80.15
North Dakota
81.79
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 1,095 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Moffit, ND were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:33Cold:26Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:43Hail:543Heat:1Heavy Snow:8
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:7Landslide:0Strong Wind:11
Thunderstorm Winds:327Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:4Winter Storm:29Winter Weather:0
Other:61 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Moffit, ND.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
16.91968-07-084.4N/A46.5-100.6

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 21 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Moffit, ND.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
11.01953-05-29546°33'N / 100°35'W46°38'N / 100°28'W7.40 Miles600 Yards00250K0Emmons
13.11974-05-26246°29'N / 100°08'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Emmons
13.31959-08-25246°30'N / 100°06'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Emmons
13.91974-08-19246°30'N / 100°05'W0025K0Emmons
16.21955-07-01346°23'N / 100°18'W46°25'N / 100°15'W1.30 Miles40 Yards0025K0Emmons
17.01981-07-30346°40'N / 100°42'W46°39'N / 100°37'W3.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Burleigh
17.91953-05-29546°27'N / 100°40'W46°33'N / 100°35'W7.40 Miles600 Yards220250K0Morton
25.11999-06-03246°50'N / 99°54'W46°51'N / 99°50'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00400K0Kidder
25.61974-08-19246°35'N / 99°46'W020K0Logan
29.51981-07-30346°44'N / 101°08'W46°40'N / 100°42'W20.90 Miles500 Yards00250K0Morton
30.11956-06-17247°00'N / 100°45'W47°08'N / 99°59'W37.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Burleigh
31.51978-05-25346°50'N / 100°54'W2.50 Miles30 Yards00250K0Morton
32.21952-07-01447°03'N / 100°30'W47°09'N / 100°06'W19.80 Miles150 Yards125250K0Burleigh
33.91964-05-05246°01'N / 100°02'W46°36'N / 99°30'W47.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Emmons
34.12000-11-01246°57'N / 100°46'W46°56'N / 100°58'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0055K0Burleigh
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down in a sparsely developed area in open country along highway 1804. The tornado skipped in a west..northwest direction. One home was heavily damaged. Several bales of hay were destroyed. The tornado crossed the Missouri River into Morton county.
36.81957-07-16247°10'N / 100°17'W003K0Burleigh
39.11985-05-30247°12'N / 100°17'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Burleigh
41.21982-07-04246°39'N / 99°30'W46°41'N / 99°22'W5.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Stutsman
44.21952-07-01447°09'N / 100°06'W47°12'N / 99°30'W28.20 Miles150 Yards01250K0Burleigh
46.52001-07-17247°08'N / 99°40'W47°04'N / 99°31'W10.00 Miles880 Yards001.0M0Kidder
 Brief Description: Tornado reported to be 1/2 mile wide at times. The tornado remained in open country before entering into Stutsman county. Damage was contained to metal and double poled high power line towers. A farmstead in the path of the tornado sustained $200,000 in damage. (see Stutsman county report on same tornado.)
49.51983-06-22245°55'N / 100°18'W0.20 Mile13 Yards0025K0Campbell


* 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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