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Rio En Medio, NM Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Rio En Medio is lower than New Mexico average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Rio En Medio is about the same as New Mexico average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #187

Rio En Medio, NM
0.17
New Mexico
0.39
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, #121

Rio En Medio, NM
0.0051
New Mexico
0.0071
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, #256

Rio En Medio, NM
8.69
New Mexico
15.39
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 354 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Rio En Medio, NM were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:56Hail:227Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:53Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:15 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Rio En Medio, NM.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
37.6Valles CalderaUS-New Mexico, United States35.87-106.573430CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 4 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Rio En Medio, NM.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
25.41973-03-174.5636.1-106.2
22.21969-07-044.4N/A36.1-106.1
16.91971-06-043.8535.8-105.6
28.41971-02-183.7536.2-105.7

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Rio En Medio, NM.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Rio En Medio, NM.


* 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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