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The chance of earthquake damage in Patterson Heights is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Patterson Heights is higher than Pennsylvania average and is about the same as the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1815

Patterson Heights, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Patterson Heights, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #671

Patterson Heights, PA
137.01
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 5,285 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Patterson Heights, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:4Cold:10Dense Fog:0Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:834Hail:1,031Heat:5Heavy Snow:75
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:29Landslide:0Strong Wind:95
Thunderstorm Winds:3,010Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:45Winter Weather:13
Other:127 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Patterson Heights, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Patterson Heights, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Patterson Heights, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 49 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Patterson Heights, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.31985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
7.11954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
8.81956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
11.81954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
16.11967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
18.01977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
18.71981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
20.11985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
22.01985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
22.61992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
23.02001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
26.21992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
28.21987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
28.31955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
28.81963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
29.01986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
29.11978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
31.01981-04-28240°44'N / 79°44'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Butler
31.61985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
32.01985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
32.11954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
32.31956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
32.51985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
32.71980-06-03440°39'N / 79°44'W40°37'N / 79°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards020250.0M0Allegheny
33.71956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
34.11975-06-04240°35'N / 80°13'W40°11'N / 79°32'W45.30 Miles30 Yards000K0Beaver
34.41964-06-15241°14'N / 80°14'W04250K0Mercer
34.81976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning
35.31956-05-13240°22'N / 79°52'W0.70 Mile200 Yards05250K0Allegheny
36.01954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
36.11978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
37.31963-08-03340°19'N / 79°53'W27025.0M0Allegheny
37.81980-06-03440°37'N / 79°42'W40°36'N / 79°33'W7.60 Miles33 Yards00250.0M0Westmoreland
38.42002-11-10241°15'N / 80°28'W41°20'N / 80°21'W7.00 Miles500 Yards1191.0M0Mercer
 Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH
39.41985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull
40.31983-05-22240°17'N / 79°53'W40°18'N / 79°47'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Allegheny
40.51955-03-01341°16'N / 80°40'W2.50 Miles40 Yards16250K0Mahoning
40.71954-06-01241°18'N / 80°05'W033K0Mercer
43.11954-09-30240°45'N / 81°09'W1325K0Carroll
43.21980-06-03440°36'N / 79°33'W40°35'N / 79°30'W2.30 Miles33 Yards0120250.0M0Armstrong
44.01990-06-30240°07'N / 80°09'W0.20 Mile250 Yards0025K0Washington
44.51985-05-31241°13'N / 79°48'W41°12'N / 79°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards010K0Venango
45.61965-11-16240°48'N / 81°15'W40°50'N / 81°08'W5.90 Miles300 Yards292.5M0Stark
46.31983-05-22240°18'N / 79°47'W40°20'N / 79°30'W14.00 Miles200 Yards062.5M0Westmoreland
46.51954-04-27240°13'N / 80°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
47.81954-06-26240°15'N / 79°41'W0425K0Westmoreland
47.92000-05-23240°21'N / 81°05'W40°20'N / 81°04'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0Harrison
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado with maximum winds estimated at 120 MPH passed through a 3-mile section of rural Harrison County. The tornado passed over only one residence as it moved to the east but destroyed several items on the property, including a cinder-block garage, a wooden barn, and several outbuildings. A parked truck was lifted and turned about 90 degrees but was otherwise undamaged. There were several large sections of heavily wooded area along the tornado's path which were completely cleared of trees. No injuries or fatalities were reported.
49.21986-09-23240°58'N / 79°26'W0.50 Mile40 Yards012.5M0Armstrong
49.71980-06-03240°32'N / 79°28'W40°32'N / 79°22'W4.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Indiana


* 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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