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Oceana County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Oceana County is about the same as Michigan average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Oceana County is much lower than Michigan average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #72

Oceana County
0.00
Michigan
0.04
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

Oceana County
0.0000
Michigan
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, #60

Oceana County
42.25
Michigan
140.33
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 6,625 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Oceana County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:27Cold:49Dense Fog:134Drought:46
Dust Storm:0Flood:344Hail:1,575Heat:62Heavy Snow:300
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:38Landslide:0Strong Wind:145
Thunderstorm Winds:2,988Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:257Winter Weather:57
Other:600 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Oceana County.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Oceana County.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Oceana County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Oceana County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
15.31978-08-15243°33'N / 86°32'W0.80 Mile333 Yards01250K0Oceana
22.01991-05-28243°41'N / 86°23'W43°44'N / 86°22'W3.00 Miles60 Yards00250K0Oceana
30.21972-04-12243°49'N / 86°15'W0.10 Mile27 Yards082.5M0Mason


* 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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