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Oakley, ID Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Oakley is lower than Idaho average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Oakley 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, #183

Oakley, ID
0.19
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, #93

Oakley, ID
0.0063
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, #172

Oakley, ID
8.24
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 330 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Oakley, ID were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:2Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:21Hail:108Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:143Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:50 

Volcanos Nearby

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

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
55.5Wapi Lava FieldUS-Idaho, United States42.88-113.221604Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
63.6Shoshone Lava FieldUS-Idaho, United States43.07-114.431525Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
83.6Craters of the MoonUS-Idaho, United States43.42-113.52005Cinder coneRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Oakley, ID.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
45.31970-03-294.61041.6-113.7

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Oakley, ID.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
28.11991-05-18242°37'N / 113°40'W0.20 Mile50 Yards00250K0Minidoka
31.61968-09-11242°42'N / 113°54'W0.50 Mile440 Yards000K0Minidoka
45.71990-06-09242°44'N / 114°29'W0.20 Mile10 Yards0025K0Jerome


* 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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