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The chance of earthquake damage in Saint Lawrence County is higher than New York average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Saint Lawrence County is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #6

Saint Lawrence County
1.09
New York
0.58
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

Saint Lawrence County
0.0000
New York
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, #61

Saint Lawrence County
7.87
New York
49.25
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 2,687 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Saint Lawrence County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:36Dense Fog:0Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:368Hail:385Heat:9Heavy Snow:154
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:44
Thunderstorm Winds:1,386Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:60Winter Weather:33
Other:200 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Saint Lawrence County.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 6 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Saint Lawrence County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
22.61944-09-055.6N/A44.75-74.8
24.11944-09-055.6N/A44.75-74.75
49.61971-05-233.9343.9-74.5
48.61981-07-043.71645.11-74.61
49.61971-07-103.7143.9-74.5
49.61971-06-213.6143.9-74.5

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 2 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Saint Lawrence County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
22.81954-09-19244°40'N / 74°43'W44°41'N / 74°40'W0025K0St. Lawrence
28.11986-08-15244°17'N / 75°34'W0.20 Mile10 Yards13250K0St. Lawrence


* 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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