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Ninilchik, AK Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #67

Ninilchik, AK
4.86
Alaska
3.28
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, #101

Ninilchik, AK
0.0066
Alaska
0.0226
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, #14

Ninilchik, AK
0.00
Alaska
0.01
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 9 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ninilchik, AK 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:3Hail:3Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:0Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:1 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 3 volcanoes are found in or near Ninilchik, AK.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
54.4RedoubtAlaska-SW, United States60.48-152.753108StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
57.8IliamnaAlaska-SW, United States60.03-153.083053StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
90.1SpurrAlaska-SW, United States61.3-152.253374StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 46 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ninilchik, AK.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
33.21934-06-186.88060.5-151
33.21954-10-036.710060.5-151
40.21963-06-246.75259.5-151.7
21.01958-01-246.56060-152
28.11961-09-056.34360-150.6
39.01959-12-266.3N/A59.5-151.5
21.01931-12-246.210060-152
13.91965-01-065.69360.1-151.8
11.81965-01-035.37660.2-151.2
38.61966-02-065.39160.4-152.3
45.71967-08-1755559.4-151.4
29.01982-12-054.99060.26-152.15
20.61981-11-174.87460.31-151.74
31.01970-07-134.810460.4-152
23.41978-01-274.77060.37-151.12
25.71972-04-204.78560.2-152.1
31.01967-09-034.77960.5-151.6
42.31977-12-084.76559.45-151.36
28.81985-01-174.66060.33-150.76
36.91985-12-314.63859.78-152.31
37.91983-10-134.66359.63-152.08
2.61978-01-284.57760.07-151.33
37.21985-12-254.59459.78-152.32
37.61985-11-134.57960.6-151.58
45.81978-04-094.510160.69-151.84
30.61980-03-024.41359.62-151.36
34.31985-08-034.49259.72-152.12
44.01972-12-154.48960.7-151.4
19.01974-09-114.33360.27-151.04
19.31983-06-274.36560.22-150.94
33.01980-09-134.310059.84-152.25
36.51985-11-134.38060.58-151.62
34.91964-10-184.19660.3-152.3
26.31978-06-1245559.86-150.76
37.41970-11-3045059.7-150.6
17.61971-05-183.97460-151.9
19.11985-03-313.96860.11-151.95
35.91965-09-233.95759.8-152.3
8.61985-01-273.84659.94-151.36
16.71970-06-193.86260.3-151.5
37.91983-12-293.83359.53-151.67
15.21984-10-193.79760.14-150.99
15.41974-09-103.78659.9-151.71
27.21978-12-023.71359.69-151.66
44.51971-12-233.76760.7-151.6
48.81977-10-183.73360.7-150.79

Historical Tornado Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Ninilchik, AK.


* 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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