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Roaring Branch, PA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Roaring Branch is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Roaring Branch is lower than Pennsylvania average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1846

Roaring Branch, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
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

Roaring Branch, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #2071

Roaring Branch, PA
68.90
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 2,681 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Roaring Branch, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:48Dense Fog:17Drought:58
Dust Storm:0Flood:320Hail:380Heat:88Heavy Snow:108
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:23Landslide:0Strong Wind:97
Thunderstorm Winds:1,321Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:1Winter Storm:58Winter Weather:53
Other:105 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Roaring Branch, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Roaring Branch, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Roaring Branch, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 18 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Roaring Branch, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
17.11966-08-16241°18'N / 77°00'W41°18'N / 76°54'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lycoming
19.41954-09-19241°31'N / 76°40'W41°29'N / 76°25'W12.80 Miles50 Yards0025K0Sullivan
23.51976-07-29341°12'N / 77°16'W41°14'N / 76°47'W25.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Lycoming
24.41974-04-14241°25'N / 76°33'W41°32'N / 76°21'W12.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Sullivan
27.81985-05-31341°11'N / 77°09'W41°08'N / 76°58'W11.00 Miles910 Yards22025.0M0Lycoming
28.01985-05-31341°08'N / 76°58'W41°09'N / 76°55'W4.00 Miles910 Yards22025.0M0Union
28.61985-05-31341°09'N / 76°55'W41°07'N / 76°50'W4.00 Miles2640 Yards22025.0M0Northumberland
35.61982-04-17241°12'N / 76°24'W41°15'N / 76°21'W4.00 Miles30 Yards0125K0Columbia
35.91983-05-02241°56'N / 77°27'W41°58'N / 77°15'W9.80 Miles30 Yards002.5M0Tioga
36.91983-05-02342°00'N / 76°32'W2.00 Miles880 Yards012.5M0Tioga
37.11983-05-02342°02'N / 76°41'W42°03'N / 76°35'W6.00 Miles300 Yards062.5M0Chemung
41.21983-05-02342°03'N / 76°35'W42°03'N / 76°23'W9.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Tioga
42.51954-09-19241°50'N / 76°11'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Bradford
42.91985-05-31441°10'N / 77°52'W41°13'N / 77°19'W29.00 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
43.51984-07-06241°17'N / 76°09'W0.30 Mile300 Yards012250K0Luzerne
43.71988-08-28241°34'N / 76°04'W1.50 Miles60 Yards00250K0Wyoming
47.11978-08-28240°53'N / 76°52'W40°51'N / 76°48'W3.30 Miles50 Yards0125K0Snyder
48.01978-08-28240°51'N / 76°48'W40°52'N / 76°46'W0025K0Northumberland


* 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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