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The chance of earthquake damage in Playa Vista is much higher than California average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Playa Vista is higher than California average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #48

Playa Vista, CA
72.49
California
21.80
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, #1308

Playa Vista, CA
0.0000
California
0.0068
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, #65

Playa Vista, CA
42.66
California
18.56
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 514 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Playa Vista, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:175Hail:27Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:5Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:7
Thunderstorm Winds:70Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:50Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:178 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Playa Vista, CA.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 197 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Playa Vista, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
30.01971-02-096.4834.41-118.4
37.11933-03-116.3N/A33.58-117.98
34.41973-02-215.9834.1-119
16.61941-11-145.41633.78-118.25
21.31933-10-025.4N/A33.78-118.13
11.71930-08-315.3N/A33.9-118.6
24.81933-03-135.3N/A33.75-118.08
30.01971-02-095.3834.41-118.4
45.01981-09-045.3533.67-119.11
23.11971-02-095.2634.31-118.45
15.21979-01-015.11133.95-118.68
37.91952-08-235N/A34.5-118.22
15.61941-10-224.91633.82-118.22
33.51933-03-154.9N/A33.62-118.02
25.61971-02-094.81434.34-118.33
28.01977-08-124.81034.38-118.47
13.51940-10-114.7N/A33.78-118.42
23.91929-07-084.7N/A34-118
29.31971-02-214.7734.4-118.44
31.81948-04-164.71634.02-118.97
32.41982-05-254.71433.54-118.21
43.91957-03-184.7N/A34.1-119.17
22.41971-03-314.6234.29-118.52
29.61976-04-084.61534.35-118.67
30.41963-09-144.6N/A33.54-118.34
32.91984-10-264.61334.02-118.99
40.61978-04-294.6533.83-117.73
42.01981-10-234.61233.63-119.02
43.01956-02-074.6N/A34.58-118.6
43.61981-10-234.6633.64-119.06
46.81965-01-014.6N/A34-117.6
46.81965-02-254.6N/A34-117.6
13.31979-10-174.5633.9-118.63
13.51944-06-194.5N/A33.87-118.22
21.31939-12-274.5N/A33.78-118.13
25.91971-03-074.5334.35-118.46
28.61971-02-214.5734.39-118.43
31.11965-07-164.5N/A34.4-118.6
31.31971-02-104.5634.43-118.41
45.61969-10-274.5N/A33.55-117.81
16.51933-10-254.3N/A33.95-118.13
29.31971-02-104.31034.4-118.42
30.41971-02-104.3534.41-118.33
30.61963-08-224.3N/A33.7-118
31.91961-10-204.3N/A33.67-118
32.91961-10-204.3N/A33.65-118
44.01969-02-284.3N/A34.56-118.11
44.41969-02-284.3N/A34.57-118.12
22.31971-04-154.2434.27-118.58
26.71971-03-254.2534.36-118.48
30.01971-04-014.2734.41-118.42
30.81976-01-014.2633.97-117.88
31.51982-04-134.21734.05-118.96
33.41971-02-094.2134.46-118.43
34.11977-09-244.2534.47-118.42
12.61950-01-114.1133.95-118.2
14.61979-01-014.1233.95-118.67
21.01941-01-304.11633.97-118.05
22.51971-03-304.1334.3-118.46
25.61971-02-094.11134.34-118.33
25.61967-06-154.1N/A33.99-117.97
31.11961-10-204.1N/A33.67-118.02
31.91961-10-204.1N/A33.67-118
39.21961-10-044.1N/A33.85-117.75
45.81946-02-244.11634.4-117.8
14.41933-11-134N/A33.87-118.2
19.11964-08-304N/A34.25-118.47
20.71933-08-044N/A33.75-118.18
21.11933-05-164N/A33.75-118.17
21.31971-06-214434.27-118.53
21.31933-11-204N/A33.78-118.13
21.91971-04-024334.28-118.53
23.11982-12-304N/A33.96-118.82
26.51971-02-0941234.36-118.4
27.71971-04-254234.37-118.32
28.01971-02-104134.37-118.3
31.51961-11-204N/A33.68-118
31.51961-11-204N/A33.68-118
32.41961-10-204N/A33.68-117.98
32.81961-10-204N/A33.67-117.98
32.81961-10-204N/A33.67-117.98
33.41973-02-2241734-119
33.51933-10-024N/A33.62-118.02
37.11936-08-2241633.77-117.82
40.51984-02-274633.47-118.06
43.41978-05-234533.9-119.17
45.21985-04-0342834.38-119.04
48.21941-04-1141633.9-117.58
17.41933-04-293.9N/A33.83-118.17
21.21981-07-293.9133.8-118.72
22.71971-02-093.9734.3-118.49
26.01971-02-093.9734.35-118.47
27.91971-03-073.9534.38-118.43
28.21980-09-093.9533.58-118.3
29.91981-06-123.91534.36-118.66
32.81976-10-173.91534.45-118.37
34.11971-02-153.91334.47-118.41
44.41982-04-293.91933.51-118.95
46.21981-12-143.9533.7-119.15
47.51981-09-113.9633.73-119.19
49.81979-08-283.9934.42-117.73
6.11983-03-013.8633.94-118.32
11.81976-11-223.8233.95-118.62
18.41941-10-223.81633.78-118.2
20.61960-08-203.8N/A33.68-118.37
22.11975-01-133.8N/A33.82-118.08
23.01971-02-143.8134.3-118.51
25.01961-11-133.8N/A34.02-118.85
26.01967-01-083.8N/A33.6-118.4
30.01971-02-093.8834.41-118.4
31.31972-02-253.81334.43-118.43
32.81961-10-203.8N/A33.67-117.98
40.01978-09-033.8633.95-117.72
46.41981-09-053.8833.63-119.11
46.51982-10-243.81434.08-119.22
46.91984-11-253.81433.33-118.67
48.51960-02-243.8N/A34-117.57
14.81979-01-013.7633.93-118.67
16.31979-01-023.7633.95-118.7
16.31979-03-053.71333.95-118.7
17.31979-01-153.71033.97-118.72
19.31964-02-083.7N/A34.2-118.62
19.41947-10-133.7N/A33.85-118.72
20.81971-02-203.7634.26-118.54
22.51981-07-303.7233.79-118.74
24.11984-10-153.7233.7-118.16
26.71971-03-283.7634.36-118.47
29.61973-01-273.7834.4-118.5
30.01972-02-023.71234.41-118.43
30.01973-08-203.7834.4-118.3
32.11971-03-023.71233.93-117.86
33.41973-03-173.7834-119
42.91967-02-213.7N/A33.8-117.7
43.51982-04-053.71933.52-118.94
10.51966-12-263.6N/A33.99-118.6
11.91948-02-203.61633.92-118.22
15.61950-01-193.61633.75-118.43
17.81969-06-223.6N/A33.92-118.72
18.11983-01-283.61333.94-118.73
21.71981-07-303.6833.8-118.73
23.11948-05-243.61633.92-118.02
26.71978-10-293.6334.32-118.63
27.71971-01-053.6834.04-117.94
29.31972-02-083.6934.4-118.41
29.31973-09-243.6834.4-118.4
30.01972-10-213.6934.41-118.42
31.31971-05-013.6534.43-118.4
34.81948-07-183.61634.07-117.82
38.01959-08-233.6N/A34.13-117.78
42.91973-10-233.6833.8-117.7
45.51985-10-313.6334.47-117.89
48.71973-12-283.61733.6-117.7
49.21982-02-023.61033.75-119.23
49.21970-08-263.6834.21-119.23
0.31970-03-013.5833.98-118.42
4.21945-02-063.51633.95-118.35
5.01966-10-023.5N/A33.97-118.33
6.71936-03-013.51633.98-118.3
8.71932-01-313.51633.88-118.32
9.01950-05-133.51633.88-118.31
13.91973-03-213.5933.8-118.3
16.51933-10-053.5N/A33.77-118.27
17.01981-02-273.51634.17-118.6
20.21932-10-213.51633.7-118.3
21.21933-08-293.5N/A33.87-118.07
22.81971-02-163.51334.29-118.54
25.31971-02-253.5234.34-118.36
26.61983-04-163.5634.35-118.53
27.21971-02-173.5534.36-118.31
27.21971-06-013.51734.37-118.39
29.01966-06-133.5N/A33.75-117.99
29.31973-02-053.5834.4-118.4
29.31971-02-213.5634.4-118.45
29.71971-02-243.5334.4-118.33
30.01971-12-243.5834.41-118.43
30.01971-02-093.5834.41-118.4
30.61969-04-133.5N/A33.54-118.32
30.91941-08-103.51634.02-117.88
31.81948-04-173.51634.02-118.97
31.91961-10-213.5N/A33.67-118
32.91967-01-083.5N/A33.5-118.4
33.21961-10-203.5N/A33.67-117.97
33.41973-03-053.5834-119
33.41973-03-163.5834-119
33.61967-01-083.5N/A33.5-118.3
33.81978-06-043.5633.92-117.83
34.71943-10-293.51633.78-117.86
35.01961-10-213.5N/A33.67-117.93
35.31941-11-103.51633.6-118
35.41959-08-033.5N/A34-117.8
37.11941-06-043.51633.75-117.83
37.61936-09-083.51633.57-117.98
37.61941-12-233.51533.57-117.98
38.31941-02-203.51634.52-118.55
44.41967-07-123.5N/A34.49-117.95
46.31972-11-253.5834.02-117.61
49.11941-12-013.51633.3-118.15

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 6 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Playa Vista, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.41983-03-01233°59'N / 118°22'W34°03'N / 118°21'W3.50 Miles100 Yards03025.0M0Los Angeles
8.51966-11-07233°54'N / 118°18'W0.10 Mile33 Yards003K0Los Angeles
11.91966-11-07233°51'N / 118°20'W33°54'N / 118°10'W10.30 Miles50 Yards010250K0Los Angeles
14.41982-11-09234°11'N / 118°27'W1.00 Mile150 Yards002.5M0Los Angeles
19.41982-11-09233°47'N / 118°12'W33°53'N / 118°03'W10.00 Miles1300 Yards002.5M0Los Angeles
36.51966-11-07233°39'N / 117°55'W0.20 Mile33 Yards003K0Orange


* 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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