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

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

Earthquake Index, #633

Mozier, IL
0.06
Illinois
0.24
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

Mozier, IL
0.0000
Illinois
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, #1285

Mozier, IL
178.70
Illinois
220.15
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 2,804 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Mozier, IL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:4Cold:38Dense Fog:38Drought:26
Dust Storm:0Flood:308Hail:844Heat:37Heavy Snow:33
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:6Landslide:0Strong Wind:58
Thunderstorm Winds:1,270Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:43Winter Weather:38
Other:61 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Mozier, IL.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Mozier, IL.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Mozier, IL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 65 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Mozier, IL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.51969-10-10239°14'N / 90°44'W0.30 Mile100 Yards0425K0Calhoun
5.11999-02-11239°18'N / 90°46'W39°25'N / 90°41'W9.00 Miles100 Yards00300K0Calhoun
 Brief Description: The Annada, MO tornado crossed the Mississippi River west of Mozier and continued northeast for about 9 miles across Calhoun County, IL. The tornado reached a maximum intensity of F2 with a damage path up to 100 yards wide. The tornado first damaged a home as it crossed Highway 96 north of Mozier. A 2 car garage was destroyed, the porch destroyed and several windows were blown out. The tornado moved northeast up West Panther Creek Hollow where it reached F2 intensity. One home was destroyed with only 2 walls left standing. 2 x 4 boards became missiles with several driven into walls and into the ground. Half of the roof of another nearby home was also blown off. 3 other homes suffered minor damage. Several outbuildings were also destroyed and numerous trees were uprooted along the path.
5.21999-02-11239°14'N / 90°52'W39°18'N / 90°47'W6.40 Miles100 Yards00200K0Pike
 Brief Description: The same supercell that spawned the Whiteside tornado in Lincoln County created another tornado which tracked for 20 plus miles from southwest of Annada in Pike County, MO, northeast across Calhoun County, IL, then into Pike County, IL. The first segment extended for about 6 1/2 miles from southwest of Annada to the Mississippi river west of Mozier IL. The tornado started out at F2 travelling along a bluff and destroying one home and damaging 2 others. 2 of the 4 sides of the destroyed home were blown 100 to 150 yards downwind. Several trees were downed along the path as well.
17.62006-03-12239°24'N / 90°37'W39°32'N / 90°23'W15.00 Miles100 Yards0000Greene
 Brief Description: The tornado that stated in Calhoun County and moved across extreme southeast Pike County next moved into Greene County southwest of Hillview and caused damage at a farm in the Illinois River flood plain. Two machine sheds were destroyed while a house sustained roof, window, and siding damage. The damage was rated F1 at this location. The tornado moved across the town of Hillview at approximately 7:15 pm CST. A number of homes sustained minor damage while one two story brick building was damaged. Several large limbs and a few large trees were also down in town. The width of the damage area was approximately 100 yards and the damage intensity was F0. The tornado continued to move northeast and lay a continuous path of mainly tree damage from Hillview to Patterson. Two machine sheds at a farmstead 2 miles southwest of Patterson were destroyed. The width of the damage area was 75 yards wide and was rated F0. In the town of Patterson a number of homes sustained varying degrees of damage while one house trailer was severely damaged. The tornado continued to move northeast over farmlands northeast of Patterson to 1 mile north northeast of the small community of Barrow. Several large grain silos and machine sheds were destroyed while two farm homes sustained varying degrees of damage. Debris from the silos and machine sheds were tossed 1/8 to 1/4 mile to the northeast. The tornado also downed over a mile of high voltage power lines along Highway 106. The tornado moved across the Greene Scott County line just east of Queen Road about 2 miles northeast of Barrow. The damage intensity northeast of Barrow was rated F2.
17.91970-06-12239°17'N / 91°04'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Pike
19.12009-03-08239°02'N / 90°34'W39°03'N / 90°33'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0KJersey
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down along the eastern shore of the Illinois River in the Hadley Landing Public Access Area. Two cabins sustained minor roof and siding damage while a third cabin sustained severe damage. A fourth cabin was totally destroyed. Numerous large trees were also severed or snapped off near the base of the trunk just east of the cabin. Debris from the destroyed cabin extended over 300 yards to the east northeast. The damage over this area was rated low end EF2. The tornado travelled northeastward and caused additional tree damage in the flood plain. The tornado approached the intersection of Illinois Route 100 and Coon Creek Road. A farmstead at this location sustained varying degrees of damage. One machine shed sustained roof and side damage while a small garage was totally destroyed. The farm home sustained minor roof damage before the tornado lifted and dissipated. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong cold front moved through the region triggering showers and thunderstorms. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes were reported with the storms.
19.61957-06-14239°33'N / 91°00'W39°34'N / 90°39'W18.50 Miles33 Yards01250K0Pike
20.01999-04-08239°28'N / 91°03'W39°39'N / 90°39'W26.50 Miles120 Yards0000Pike
 Brief Description: After forming on the north side of Louisiana, MO, a tornado crossed the Mississippi River into Illinois and first caused damage to a boat dock along US 54. The tornado tracked northeast along US 54 destroying a barn and downing trees. The damage along the rest of the path was somewhat intermittent. Trees were downed and an occasional farm building damaged. Significant damage was noted as the tornado tracked northeast from Pittsfield. Just east of Pittsfield, two farms suffered damage. Three barns were destroyed, an equipment building heavily damaged and a grain bin destroyed. About 5 miles east-northeast of Pittsfield a home lost part of its roof and numerous trees were damaged. The last area of significant damage in Pike County was northeast of Detroit. One home lost its roof, a barn was destroyed and 2 grain bins damaged. Numerous large trees in this area were snapped off at the base.
20.72006-03-13339°04'N / 91°16'W39°15'N / 90°54'W24.00 Miles300 Yards062.5M0Lincoln
 Brief Description: The tornado that formed in Montgomery County north of Bellflower moved into Lincoln County, strengthened, and caused extensive damage along Highway E on the north side of Olney. A home was completely destroyed as the tornado reached F3 intensity and was about 300 yards wide. The family at home escaped injury as they had taken shelter in the basement. About 1:35 am CST, the tornado destroyed a home and caused damage to a home business along Highway H northwest of Silex. At this point the tornado was a strong F2 and about 200 yards wide. A man in the home that was destroyed suffered a broken leg. At the home business, the home suffered roof damage and had the north side brick wall pulled off of the house. A large machine shed suffered extensive damage and a 50 foot travel trailer and the pickup truck it was attached too were blown onto their sides. The tornado continued northeast and primarily crossed over wildlife and conservation areas south of Whiteside. The tornado crossed US Highway 61 near the intersection with Highway F about 1:40 am CST and caused minor damage at a farm and a couple of homes. An old barn was destroyed, a metal shed was destroyed, a garage had the door buckled and windows blown out. A nearly constant trail of tree damage continued as the tornado approached the Lincoln Pike County line west of Dameron about 1:46 am CST.
21.51984-04-29338°57'N / 90°55'W39°01'N / 90°45'W8.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Lincoln
22.41975-05-20239°29'N / 90°24'W00250K0Greene
23.71983-05-01239°08'N / 90°20'W0.20 Mile17 Yards012.5M0Jersey
24.61969-10-10238°58'N / 90°59'W38°59'N / 90°56'W2.70 Miles100 Yards00250K0Lincoln
26.81988-11-15239°20'N / 90°14'W0.10 Mile50 Yards00250K0Greene
27.02006-03-12239°30'N / 90°22'W39°33'N / 90°18'W4.80 Miles300 Yards0000Scott
 Brief Description: A tornado entered Scott county from Greene county (WFO Saint Louis). Tornado continued northeast into Morgan county.
27.11956-06-19239°42'N / 91°02'W39°36'N / 90°48'W14.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Pike
27.71983-05-01339°18'N / 90°16'W39°22'N / 90°10'W4.00 Miles77 Yards0152.5M0Greene
28.01961-04-24339°42'N / 91°09'W39°39'N / 90°36'W29.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Pike
28.41961-04-24339°39'N / 90°36'W39°37'N / 90°18'W16.00 Miles33 Yards03250K0Scott
29.51954-03-25338°48'N / 90°48'W38°56'N / 90°26'W21.60 Miles20 Yards0025K0St. Charles
30.41983-05-01239°03'N / 90°15'W0.50 Mile77 Yards012.5M0Jersey
32.91967-10-24238°49'N / 90°51'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0525K0St. Charles
32.91973-12-04239°35'N / 90°15'W010K0Morgan
33.01990-11-27238°47'N / 90°43'W38°50'N / 90°39'W4.00 Miles50 Yards03025.0M0St. Charles
33.51958-06-10238°48'N / 90°42'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0St. Charles
33.51988-11-15338°48'N / 90°42'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0102.5M0St. Charles
33.51983-05-01238°47'N / 90°42'W38°49'N / 90°40'W3.00 Miles50 Yards032.5M0St. Charles
33.91957-05-09238°51'N / 90°21'W38°56'N / 90°21'W5.70 Miles150 Yards0025K0St. Charles
34.12006-03-13239°03'N / 91°22'W39°06'N / 91°15'W6.50 Miles300 Yards00200K0Montgomery
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm produced a tornado that tracked from northeast Montgomery County, across northern Lincoln County, crossed into southeast Pike County, and then crossed the Mississippi River into Calhoun County, IL during the early morning hours of Monday, March 13, 2006. The total damage track was almost 45 miles with the tornado reaching a maximum damage width of 300 yards and a F3 rating. The tornado first formed and caused damage in northeast Montgomery County about 1:20 am CST along Union Chapel Road northwest of Bellflower. A home suffered roof damage with several trusses on the northwest side destroyed. The tornado was about 100 yards wide at this point and was rated F1. The tornado moved northeast and crossed Highway E several times. In the small community of Gamma, two homes suffered major roof damage, a barn and several outbuildings destroyed. The tornado was rated F2 at this location and was about 200 years wide. The tornado weakened and caused tree damage near the West Fork of the Cuivre River as it crossed into Lincoln County southwest of Olney.
34.71983-05-01238°50'N / 91°01'W0.50 Mile200 Yards032.5M0Warren
34.81955-08-29239°37'N / 90°24'W39°45'N / 90°16'W11.50 Miles100 Yards02250K0Scott
35.81957-06-10239°36'N / 90°48'W39°55'N / 90°07'W42.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Pike
36.41966-10-14338°47'N / 90°31'W38°48'N / 90°28'W2.70 Miles150 Yards0262.5M0St. Charles
37.21981-06-21238°50'N / 91°08'W38°48'N / 91°01'W6.50 Miles300 Yards16250K0Warren
37.21957-05-09238°48'N / 90°23'W38°51'N / 90°21'W3.60 Miles150 Yards0025K0St. Louis
37.92006-03-12239°33'N / 90°17'W39°39'N / 90°01'W19.70 Miles300 Yards0100Morgan
 Brief Description: Continuation of tornado from Scott county. Tornado continued into Sangamon county.
38.71961-04-24339°37'N / 90°18'W39°34'N / 89°57'W18.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Morgan
39.31980-04-07338°50'N / 90°17'W38°52'N / 90°14'W3.00 Miles33 Yards002.5M0St. Charles
39.31960-03-29239°21'N / 90°00'W003K0Macoupin
39.52004-05-24239°43'N / 90°16'W39°44'N / 90°15'W1.20 Miles100 Yards014.0M0Morgan
 Brief Description: A small tornado touched down in the southwest section of Jacksonville near the point where Route 67 turns north. As it traveled to the northeast it quickly intensified to F2 strength destroying a furniture store, house and church and caused major damage to a motel. One occupant of the motel sustained minor injuries. The tornado then quickly weakened causing minor damage to several more homes and businesses before lifting and dissipating.
39.91980-04-07338°47'N / 90°20'W38°50'N / 90°17'W4.30 Miles100 Yards0152.5M0St. Louis
41.61967-10-24338°43'N / 90°29'W38°49'N / 90°11'W17.50 Miles100 Yards02250K0St. Louis
41.62006-03-13338°51'N / 91°19'W38°53'N / 91°16'W4.00 Miles300 Yards01800K0Montgomery
 Brief Description: The supercell thunderstorm that produced tornadoes in Osage, Callaway, and Montgomery counties produced another tornado in Montgomery County that formed in Jonesburg about Midnight CST March 13, 2006. Damage was first found on Highway Y where a home suffered roof damage. On West Boonslick Road a porta potty business suffered roof damage in addition to having about 20 porta potties destroyed, a few of which were missing. A garbage bin was blown about 100 yards into a field and a mobile home just north of the business was blown onto its side and destroyed. Damage in this area was rated F1 and was 100 yards wide. The tornado crossed Interstate 70 at mile marker 83 where it pushed a tractor-trailer off the highway. The tornado then produced damage as it crossed Highway E. Several homes suffered roof damage and several garage and barn type structures were destroyed. The tornado continued northeast and caused extensive damage as it crossed Oak Hall Road (County Road 250). The CC Pallet Company was destroyed and two mobile homes were destroyed. A 73 year old woman suffered broken bones and a back injury in one of the mobile homes. The tornado at this location was 200 yards wide and was rated F2. The tornado moved northeast causing tree damage as it moved across primarily open fields. Just north of Highway NN a new home was destroyed, tress were mangled and another home suffered roof damage. The tornado was rated F3 at this location and was 300 yards wide. The tornado next caused significant damage along Highway NN right at the Montgomery Warren County line about 12:10 am CST. A barn and several outbuildings were destroyed and a home suffered roof damage. The tornado was rated F1 and was about 100 yards wide at this location. The tornado then continued into Warren County. The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency reported 8 structures destroyed, 10 with extensive damage and 14 with moderate damage. This covers homes and businesses and does not include barns and outbuildings.
42.31957-06-14239°44'N / 90°13'W39°44'N / 90°10'W1.90 Miles33 Yards05250K0Morgan
42.61967-01-24438°41'N / 90°33'W38°49'N / 90°07'W25.00 Miles200 Yards321625.0M0St. Louis
43.31980-05-12238°52'N / 91°20'W0.50 Mile100 Yards07250K0Montgomery
43.61980-05-12238°50'N / 91°18'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Montgomery
44.01967-10-24338°49'N / 90°11'W38°51'N / 90°07'W4.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0St. Charles
44.11996-04-19239°44'N / 90°12'W39°44'N / 90°05'W6.00 Miles880 Yards01400K0Morgan
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down 2 miles east of Jacksonville, at the MOBIL Chemical Plant, moving east over a portion of the Jacksonville Correctional Facility. "F2" damage was found along this portion of the tornado path. The tornado then lifted and remained aloft for 2 miles before touching down again. It remained on the ground for 2 more miles, lifting 1 mile north of Orleans. Two railroad cars were turned over at the MOBIL Chemical Plant, which itself sustained some roof damage. Also, it damaged two guard towers, a greenhouse, and a fence at the prison. To the east of the prison, one home was destroyed, 3 sustained major damage, and several farm buildings were either damaged or destroyed. One person sustained minor injuries at the prison and damage was estimated around $400,000.
44.21959-03-26239°54'N / 90°38'W39°56'N / 90°35'W3.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Brown
44.61981-07-20238°53'N / 91°23'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Montgomery
44.91975-04-23239°37'N / 91°32'W39°35'N / 91°24'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Ralls
45.11950-12-02238°58'N / 90°03'W39°00'N / 89°55'W7.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Madison
45.41993-09-22239°06'N / 91°39'W39°05'N / 91°26'W12.00 Miles120 Yards005.0M0Audrain And Montgomery
 Brief Description: A tornado with an intermittent damage track first touched down in Martinsburg where many windows were shattered and numerous large trees were blown down. The county sheriff office reported the heaviest damage in a well defined path through town. The tornado crossed into Montgomery County at about 1655 CST. In Wellsville, two eye witnesses saw a tornado approach from the northwest and split into two funnels. The tornado uprooted trees which fell on several cars and houses. A few cars were crushed. A roof off the Kiddie Kastle Day Care Center along Highway 19 was ripped off and deposited between 200 and 250 yards downwind. Extensive damage to houses occured mainly in the southeast part of town. Strong winds from the tornado tore the roof off at least two houses. A wind gust to 90 mph was reported in town but it us unknown if it was directly associated with the tornado. To the east of Wellsville, the tornado apparently tore the roof off a barn near the intersection of Highway 161 and County Road CC before lifting. No one was injured.
45.51950-01-03338°46'N / 90°13'W38°49'N / 90°07'W6.20 Miles150 Yards032.5M0St. Louis
45.71955-04-23239°06'N / 91°34'W39°08'N / 91°33'W1.90 Miles100 Yards0025K0Montgomery
45.81978-05-12239°07'N / 90°03'W39°25'N / 89°42'W27.90 Miles700 Yards01250K0Macoupin
45.91957-12-18238°51'N / 90°05'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0125K0Madison
46.31973-05-26238°39'N / 90°27'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0St. Louis
47.41960-06-30238°54'N / 90°12'W38°45'N / 89°57'W16.90 Miles33 Yards0172.5M0Madison
47.61955-04-23238°58'N / 91°33'W39°06'N / 91°34'W9.10 Miles100 Yards0025K0Montgomery
47.71950-01-03338°49'N / 90°06'W38°50'N / 90°02'W3.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Madison
48.31956-04-27239°59'N / 90°47'W39°59'N / 90°41'W4.90 Miles900 Yards0025K0Brown
48.31966-10-14239°59'N / 90°45'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0202.5M0Brown
49.61955-04-23240°03'N / 90°56'W39°57'N / 90°41'W14.80 Miles33 Yards00250K0Adams


* 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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