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Ripton, VT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Ripton is higher than Vermont average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ripton is lower than Vermont average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #8

Ripton, VT
1.17
Vermont
0.31
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

Ripton, VT
0.0000
Vermont
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, #278

Ripton, VT
9.27
Vermont
27.21
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 2,402 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ripton, VT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:43Dense Fog:1Drought:6
Dust Storm:0Flood:282Hail:350Heat:19Heavy Snow:171
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:71
Thunderstorm Winds:933Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:165Winter Weather:84
Other:272 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ripton, VT.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ripton, VT.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Ripton, VT.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ripton, VT.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
38.81983-08-08244°32'N / 73°09'W0.20 Mile10 Yards002.5M0Chittenden
45.01960-06-24244°38'N / 72°54'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamoille
49.01955-10-24243°22'N / 72°30'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Windsor


* 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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