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Okaton, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Okaton is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Okaton is much lower than South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #58

Okaton, SD
0.07
South Dakota
0.05
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

Okaton, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #380

Okaton, SD
44.53
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,220 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Okaton, SD 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:35Hail:670Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:490Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:18 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Okaton, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Okaton, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 17 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Okaton, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
19.31971-06-04243°54'N / 100°30'W0025K0Jones
28.51971-06-04243°55'N / 100°19'W000K0Lyman
28.71953-06-14243°28'N / 101°30'W43°50'N / 101°16'W27.70 Miles440 Yards0025K0Davison
31.41971-06-04243°30'N / 100°29'W0.30 Mile50 Yards000K0Mellette
35.41960-07-25243°55'N / 100°17'W43°55'N / 100°04'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lyman
35.81974-05-19244°16'N / 101°19'W44°18'N / 101°15'W2.70 Miles33 Yards003K0Haakon
37.01974-05-19244°21'N / 101°01'W44°25'N / 100°56'W5.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Stanley
37.81960-08-24244°22'N / 101°01'W44°26'N / 100°45'W13.60 Miles200 Yards0125K0Stanley
38.21964-07-26244°03'N / 101°36'W0025K0Haakon
38.71961-07-27243°19'N / 100°39'W5.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Todd
39.81971-06-15243°18'N / 100°39'W010K0Todd
40.21964-05-02243°49'N / 101°42'W44°02'N / 101°40'W14.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
41.01992-06-15244°02'N / 101°40'W2.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Haakon
41.61973-07-08243°15'N / 100°50'W1.00 Mile133 Yards003K0Hutchinson
42.81968-06-20244°22'N / 100°24'W000K0Stanley
43.31973-07-23344°21'N / 100°21'W2.50 Miles500 Yards0102.5M0Hughes
48.51979-09-07243°09'N / 100°55'W1.00 Mile133 Yards00250K0Todd


* 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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