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Rockland, ME Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Rockland is lower than Maine average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Rockland is lower than Maine average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #381

Rockland, ME
0.10
Maine
0.42
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

Rockland, ME
0.0000
Maine
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, #385

Rockland, ME
8.25
Maine
21.21
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 613 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Rockland, ME were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:123Hail:137Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:271Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:81 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Rockland, ME.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Rockland, ME.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
33.01979-04-184.1443.95-69.75

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 2 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Rockland, ME.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
41.71996-07-08244°17'N / 69°58'W44°11'N / 69°57'W1.50 Miles200 Yards0015K0Kennebec
 Brief Description: Strong thunderstorms produced an F-2 tornado with winds estimated to be 130 mph that touched down near the west shore of Cobbosseecontee Lake. The tornado cut a path about 200 yards wide and about 1.5 miles long as it moved across the lake, hitting a point of land and a small island. Numerous tall pines 2 feet in diameter were snapped off by the tornado with damage to a vehicle, a cabin, and a summer home from falling trees. The tornado also overturned a boat and flipped a floating dock out of the water.
46.31971-07-31244°24'N / 69°59'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Kennebec


* 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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