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Sandy Valley, NV Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Sandy Valley is much lower than Nevada average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sandy Valley is about the same as Nevada average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #119

Sandy Valley, NV
0.22
Nevada
2.88
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, #87

Sandy Valley, NV
0.0024
Nevada
0.0147
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, #90

Sandy Valley, NV
2.10
Nevada
4.84
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 316 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sandy Valley, NV were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:108Hail:48Heat:1Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:109Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:0
Other:46 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Sandy Valley, NV.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
89.6AmboyUS-California, United States34.55-115.78288Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
93.9Lavic LakeUS-California, United States34.75-116.6251495Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 4 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Sandy Valley, NV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
46.61964-09-234.4N/A35.9-114.8
42.31963-03-254.3N/A36-114.9
46.61965-05-153.8N/A35.9-114.8
46.41982-12-073.7536.02-114.83

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Sandy Valley, NV.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sandy Valley, NV.


* 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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