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Oakland, RI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Oakland is lower than Rhode Island average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Oakland is higher than Rhode Island average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #67

Oakland, RI
0.29
Rhode Island
0.70
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

Oakland, RI
0.0000
Rhode Island
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, #6

Oakland, RI
81.57
Rhode Island
49.34
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 3,217 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Oakland, RI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:400Hail:634Heat:8Heavy Snow:74
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:5Landslide:0Strong Wind:147
Thunderstorm Winds:1,348Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:26Winter Weather:1
Other:564 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Oakland, RI.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Oakland, RI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 27 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Oakland, RI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
11.81953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
16.11986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
17.01953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
17.51962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
23.21953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
24.41966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
28.61956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
30.21956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
30.21963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester
30.21963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
30.51953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester
31.21979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
31.41951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland
33.51958-09-07241°54'N / 72°18'W1.30 Miles100 Yards02250K0Tolland
34.51970-10-03342°20'N / 72°10'W42°33'N / 71°32'W35.40 Miles60 Yards00250K0Worcester
36.21963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester
38.31965-08-19241°58'N / 72°28'W41°56'N / 72°20'W6.60 Miles120 Yards0025K0Tolland
38.71967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
39.61957-07-05242°32'N / 71°45'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Worcester
41.21958-07-11242°30'N / 71°18'W1.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Middlesex
41.51970-10-03342°33'N / 71°32'W42°34'N / 71°31'W10250K0Middlesex
41.91954-05-10341°55'N / 72°28'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0225K0Tolland
41.91981-06-22342°30'N / 72°02'W42°33'N / 71°54'W7.10 Miles167 Yards0325K0Worcester
44.41973-09-06241°48'N / 72°32'W41°49'N / 72°27'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Hartford
46.21970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
48.31972-07-21242°41'N / 71°25'W42°35'N / 71°20'W7.60 Miles37 Yards042.5M0Middlesex
49.81974-09-29342°36'N / 71°14'W42°37'N / 71°12'W01250K0Middlesex


* 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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