Moffit, ND Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
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.
Earthquake Index, #5
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
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
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:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||43||Hail:||543||Heat:||1||Heavy Snow:||8|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||7||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||11|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||327||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||4||Winter Storm:||29||Winter Weather:||0|
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)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
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)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|11.0||1953-05-29||5||46°33'N / 100°35'W||46°38'N / 100°28'W||7.40 Miles||600 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Emmons|
|13.1||1974-05-26||2||46°29'N / 100°08'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Emmons|
|13.3||1959-08-25||2||46°30'N / 100°06'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Emmons|
|13.9||1974-08-19||2||46°30'N / 100°05'W||0||0||25K||0||Emmons|
|16.2||1955-07-01||3||46°23'N / 100°18'W||46°25'N / 100°15'W||1.30 Miles||40 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Emmons|
|17.0||1981-07-30||3||46°40'N / 100°42'W||46°39'N / 100°37'W||3.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Burleigh|
|17.9||1953-05-29||5||46°27'N / 100°40'W||46°33'N / 100°35'W||7.40 Miles||600 Yards||2||20||250K||0||Morton|
|25.1||1999-06-03||2||46°50'N / 99°54'W||46°51'N / 99°50'W||4.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||400K||0||Kidder|
|25.6||1974-08-19||2||46°35'N / 99°46'W||0||2||0K||0||Logan|
|29.5||1981-07-30||3||46°44'N / 101°08'W||46°40'N / 100°42'W||20.90 Miles||500 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Morton|
|30.1||1956-06-17||2||47°00'N / 100°45'W||47°08'N / 99°59'W||37.10 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Burleigh|
|31.5||1978-05-25||3||46°50'N / 100°54'W||2.50 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Morton|
|32.2||1952-07-01||4||47°03'N / 100°30'W||47°09'N / 100°06'W||19.80 Miles||150 Yards||1||25||250K||0||Burleigh|
|33.9||1964-05-05||2||46°01'N / 100°02'W||46°36'N / 99°30'W||47.50 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Emmons|
|34.1||2000-11-01||2||46°57'N / 100°46'W||46°56'N / 100°58'W||5.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||55K||0||Burleigh|
|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.|
|36.8||1957-07-16||2||47°10'N / 100°17'W||0||0||3K||0||Burleigh|
|39.1||1985-05-30||2||47°12'N / 100°17'W||0.50 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Burleigh|
|41.2||1982-07-04||2||46°39'N / 99°30'W||46°41'N / 99°22'W||5.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Stutsman|
|44.2||1952-07-01||4||47°09'N / 100°06'W||47°12'N / 99°30'W||28.20 Miles||150 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Burleigh|
|46.5||2001-07-17||2||47°08'N / 99°40'W||47°04'N / 99°31'W||10.00 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||1.0M||0||Kidder|
|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.)|
|49.5||1983-06-22||2||45°55'N / 100°18'W||0.20 Mile||13 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Campbell|
* 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.