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Sault Ste. Marie Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

The chance of earthquake damage in Sault Ste. Marie Area is about the same as Michigan average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sault Ste. Marie Area is much lower than Michigan average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #900

Sault Ste. Marie Area
0.00
Michigan
0.04
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, #129

Sault Ste. Marie Area
0.0000
Michigan
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, #889

Sault Ste. Marie Area
4.00
Michigan
140.33
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 942 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sault Ste. Marie Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:8Cold:2Dense Fog:1Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:20Hail:266Heat:1Heavy Snow:96
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:7Landslide:0Strong Wind:15
Thunderstorm Winds:438Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:57Winter Weather:2
Other:27 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sault Ste. Marie Area.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Sault Ste. Marie Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sault Ste. Marie Area.

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Sault Ste. Marie Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sault Ste. Marie Area.


* 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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