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Murphy, ID Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #285

Murphy, ID
0.02
Idaho
0.74
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, #77

Murphy, ID
0.0078
Idaho
0.0087
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, #169

Murphy, ID
8.39
Idaho
10.98
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 392 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Murphy, ID were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:16Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:44Hail:90Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:4
Thunderstorm Winds:181Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:10Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:44 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 3 volcanoes are found in or near Murphy, ID.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
45.7Jordan CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.03-117.421473Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
64.8Saddle ButteUS-Oregon, United States43-117.81700Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
67.3Jackies ButteUS-Oregon, United States42.606-117.5891420Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Murphy, ID.

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Murphy, ID.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Murphy, ID.


* 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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