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

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

Earthquake Index, #543

Port Labelle, FL
0.00
Florida
0.01
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

Port Labelle, FL
0.0000
Florida
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, #841

Port Labelle, FL
116.95
Florida
185.89
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 1,225 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Port Labelle, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:5Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:147Hail:263Heat:3Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:460Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:30Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:311 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Port Labelle, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Port Labelle, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 29 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Port Labelle, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.41982-06-17226°47'N / 81°29'W26°50'N / 81°27'W4.00 Miles17 Yards03250K0Glades
6.51982-06-17226°43'N / 81°30'W26°47'N / 81°29'W4.00 Miles17 Yards11250K0Hendry
17.81972-06-18226°37'N / 81°38'W0.50 Mile20 Yards00250K0Lee
20.21968-11-11226°10'N / 81°50'W26°45'N / 81°00'W65.40 Miles17 Yards03250K0Collier
21.61968-11-09226°27'N / 81°16'W26°30'N / 81°10'W7.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Hendry
29.71988-11-04226°38'N / 81°51'W1.50 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Lee
29.71989-07-23226°38'N / 81°51'W1.00 Mile300 Yards002.5M0Lee
31.01965-02-23226°37'N / 81°52'W0.50 Mile67 Yards0025K0Lee
31.81968-11-09226°10'N / 81°48'W26°27'N / 81°16'W38.40 Miles100 Yards21725K0Collier
32.31971-06-18227°13'N / 81°23'W1.00 Mile20 Yards0025K0Highlands
34.82004-08-13226°09'N / 80°56'W26°45'N / 80°56'W42.00 Miles100 Yards0050K0Hendry
 Brief Description: A long-track supercell tornado, associated with a rainband of Hurricane Charley, moved across the open Everglades before striking a building in Clewiston.
36.71962-06-10226°24'N / 81°50'W0025K0Lee
37.01964-06-23226°37'N / 81°58'W013K0Lee
37.31986-08-09226°36'N / 81°58'W1.50 Miles200 Yards0122.5M0Lee
41.11963-11-10226°59'N / 82°00'W1.00 Mile27 Yards02250K0Charlotte
41.61971-03-03226°30'N / 82°00'W0.30 Mile20 Yards0025K0Lee
43.11970-02-03227°13'N / 81°51'W00250K0De Soto
43.81958-01-26227°13'N / 81°52'W000K0De Soto
43.81983-12-12227°13'N / 81°52'W1.00 Mile50 Yards04250K0De Soto
45.91960-10-31226°27'N / 82°03'W103K0Lee
46.11982-06-17227°25'N / 81°23'W1.00 Mile200 Yards090K0Highlands
46.51993-04-05226°58'N / 82°06'W2.00 Miles100 Yards015.0M0Charlotte
 Brief Description: A tornado moved through a residential area of Port Charlotte and moved rapidly northeastward causing a 2-mile path of destruction. In all, 69 houses were damaged, 17 of which were severely damaged and one was destroyed. A male resident of this house was cut on the forearm and received a hairline fracture of his foot as the roof was completely lifted off the structure. Promenades Mall was then hit, severely damaging a Bryons department store which will be closed for 5 months for repairs, a supermarket, a medical center, a motel and several other small businesses. Many trees were uprooted, fences damaged, screen enclosures and outbuildings were destroyed. A wind gust of 61 mph was observed at Punta Gorda Airport at 0147 EST. Damage was estimated at $1 million by the emergency manager.
47.92006-06-21226°59'N / 82°07'W26°57'N / 82°08'W3.00 Miles70 Yards03500K0Charlotte
 Brief Description: A small but destructive tornado rapidly developed near the merger of the east and west coast sea breezes over Port Charlotte. The first touch down was just northeast of the Charlotte County Cultural Center. It then moved southwest for about three miles ending around the 4200 block of Rock Creek Drive. It caused damage in several locations along its path, most of which was rated as F0/F1 on the Fujita Scale. However, damage rated as F2 occurred on the 300 block of East Tarpon Boulevard NW. One home wa
48.21971-12-03227°01'N / 82°10'W27°01'N / 82°03'W7.30 Miles100 Yards05250K0Sarasota
48.41983-02-02227°27'N / 81°24'W1.00 Mile40 Yards16250K0Highlands
48.91982-09-26227°23'N / 81°02'W4.00 Miles60 Yards17250K0Okeechobee
49.01972-06-18226°37'N / 82°10'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lee
49.21968-07-30227°00'N / 82°08'W0.30 Mile27 Yards2025K0Charlotte
49.31958-10-19326°49'N / 80°40'W26°57'N / 80°32'W12.40 Miles440 Yards124250K0Palm Beach


* 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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