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Ocean Bluff, MA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Ocean Bluff is lower than Massachusetts average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ocean Bluff is lower than Massachusetts average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #353

Ocean Bluff, MA
0.29
Massachusetts
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

Ocean Bluff, MA
0.0000
Massachusetts
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, #449

Ocean Bluff, MA
38.75
Massachusetts
87.60
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 2,287 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ocean Bluff, MA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:5Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:308Hail:404Heat:4Heavy Snow:50
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:202
Thunderstorm Winds:802Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:20Winter Weather:0
Other:492 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ocean Bluff, MA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
28.61963-10-164.52042.5-70.8

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 10 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ocean Bluff, MA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
13.21967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
24.11956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
26.31953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
33.41953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
34.01958-08-25242°32'N / 71°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Middlesex
35.41970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
41.41958-07-11242°30'N / 71°18'W1.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Middlesex
43.11986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
44.21974-09-29342°36'N / 71°14'W42°37'N / 71°12'W01250K0Middlesex
47.61951-08-21242°42'N / 71°08'W42°46'N / 70°58'W9.30 Miles100 Yards003K0Essex


* 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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