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Niagara University, NY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Niagara University is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Niagara University is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1042

Niagara University, NY
0.11
New York
0.58
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

Niagara University, NY
0.0000
New York
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, #1639

Niagara University, NY
18.77
New York
49.25
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 934 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Niagara University, NY 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:124Hail:195Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:12
Thunderstorm Winds:570Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:33 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Niagara University, NY.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Niagara University, NY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
48.31966-01-014.7N/A42.8-78.2
45.31967-06-133.9N/A42.9-78.2

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 6 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Niagara University, NY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
12.81961-07-07243°00'N / 78°57'W43°00'N / 78°47'W7.80 Miles100 Yards00250K0Erie
20.51987-07-30242°55'N / 78°46'W1.50 Miles30 Yards012.5M0Erie
23.41971-08-23242°55'N / 78°42'W42°56'N / 78°39'W0025K0Erie
33.91970-08-19342°40'N / 78°53'W42°40'N / 78°49'W2.30 Miles300 Yards03250K0Erie
41.51972-05-02242°44'N / 78°31'W42°47'N / 78°17'W12.00 Miles350 Yards00250K0Erie
48.81992-07-12242°26'N / 79°20'W42°29'N / 79°16'W4.00 Miles23 Yards002.5M0Chautauqua


* 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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