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Princess Anne, MD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Princess Anne is about the same as Maryland average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Princess Anne is much lower than Maryland average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #599

Princess Anne, MD
0.03
Maryland
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

Princess Anne, MD
0.0000
Maryland
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, #659

Princess Anne, MD
43.08
Maryland
121.90
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 1,279 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Princess Anne, MD 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:110Hail:182Heat:2Heavy Snow:8
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:6
Thunderstorm Winds:669Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:1
Other:299 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Princess Anne, MD.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Princess Anne, MD.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Princess Anne, MD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 7 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Princess Anne, MD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
23.22002-04-28338°25'N / 76°18'W38°21'N / 75°49'W18.00 Miles150 Yards00150K0Dorchester
 Brief Description: Tornado path length 16-18 miles. One house and several outbuildings destroyed near Hip Roof Road. Most of the damage along tornado path rated F0 to F1.
35.01973-10-02237°42'N / 75°45'W000K0Accomack
41.51984-07-18238°48'N / 75°35'W1.50 Miles80 Yards0025K0Sussex
41.81989-05-02237°53'N / 76°24'W37°56'N / 76°20'W5.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Northumberland
42.41955-08-12238°32'N / 75°04'W38°33'N / 75°01'W2.70 Miles133 Yards013K0Sussex
48.21983-10-13238°25'N / 76°33'W38°26'N / 76°32'W1.00 Mile37 Yards0025K0Calvert
48.41983-10-13238°22'N / 76°34'W38°25'N / 76°33'W3.00 Miles37 Yards0025K0St. Mary's


* 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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