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Port Heiden, AK Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Port Heiden is much lower than Alaska average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Port Heiden is about the same as Alaska average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #245

Port Heiden, AK
0.05
Alaska
3.28
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, #17

Port Heiden, AK
0.0416
Alaska
0.0226
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, #14

Port Heiden, AK
0.00
Alaska
0.01
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 0 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Port Heiden, AK 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:0Hail:0Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:0Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:0 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 8 volcanoes are found in or near Port Heiden, AK.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
16.5AniakchakAlaska Peninsula, United States56.88-158.171341CalderaHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
31.1Black PeakAlaska Peninsula, United States56.53-158.81032StratovolcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
52.8YantarniAlaska Peninsula, United States57.02-157.181336StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
60.5ChiginagakAlaska Peninsula, United States57.13-1572075StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
62.7VeniaminofAlaska Peninsula, United States56.17-159.382507StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
74.3KialagvikAlaska Peninsula, United States57.38-156.751575StratovolcanoHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
80.1KupreanofAlaska Peninsula, United States56.02-159.81895StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
89.6UnnamedAlaska Peninsula, United States55.93-1601555Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Port Heiden, AK.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Port Heiden, AK.

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Port Heiden, AK.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Port Heiden, AK.


* 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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