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The chance of earthquake damage in Plainfield Village is lower than Connecticut average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Plainfield Village is lower than Connecticut average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #243

Plainfield Village, CT
0.28
Connecticut
0.94
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

Plainfield Village, CT
0.0000
Connecticut
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, #285

Plainfield Village, CT
59.73
Connecticut
100.22
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 2,925 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Plainfield Village, CT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:13Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:377Hail:578Heat:31Heavy Snow:78
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:6Landslide:0Strong Wind:173
Thunderstorm Winds:1,180Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:28Winter Weather:4
Other:453 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Plainfield Village, CT.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Plainfield Village, CT.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
50.01981-11-213.8641.13-72.56
50.01981-10-213.5641.13-72.56

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 19 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Plainfield Village, CT.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
21.41951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland
24.91958-09-07241°54'N / 72°18'W1.30 Miles100 Yards02250K0Tolland
26.11986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
30.01962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
30.41951-08-21341°35'N / 72°30'W08250K0Middlesex
30.71973-09-06241°48'N / 72°32'W41°49'N / 72°27'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Hartford
31.01965-08-19241°58'N / 72°28'W41°56'N / 72°20'W6.60 Miles120 Yards0025K0Tolland
32.61954-05-10341°55'N / 72°28'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0225K0Tolland
34.01950-07-12241°34'N / 72°34'W10.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Middlesex
35.21953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
40.11953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
41.91973-08-31241°44'N / 72°44'W0025K0Hartford
43.71966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
44.01979-10-03441°53'N / 72°40'W42°03'N / 72°42'W11.30 Miles1400 Yards3500250.0M0Hartford
44.71953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
44.71979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
46.61963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester
48.21975-07-24242°06'N / 72°40'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hampden
49.11953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester


* 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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