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The chance of earthquake damage in Gilpin County School District RE-1 is lower than Colorado average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Gilpin County School District RE-1 is lower than Colorado average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #33

Gilpin County School District RE-1
0.44
Colorado
1.32
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, #24

Gilpin County School District RE-1
0.0015
Colorado
0.0009
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, #86

Gilpin County School District RE-1
95.48
Colorado
117.98
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 2,219 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Gilpin County School District RE-1 were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:23
Dust Storm:0Flood:122Hail:1,500Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:9
Thunderstorm Winds:301Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:259 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Gilpin County School District RE-1.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
82.0DotseroUS-Colorado, United States39.65-107.032230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 28 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Gilpin County School District RE-1.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
42.91967-08-095.3N/A39.9-104.7
44.41967-11-275.2N/A40-104.7
42.41966-01-055N/A39.8-104.7
27.31965-02-164.9N/A39.9-105
37.71967-04-104.8N/A39.9-104.8
38.31965-09-144.8N/A39.5-104.9
21.21965-09-294.7N/A39.8-105.1
31.81965-11-214.7N/A39.8-104.9
37.11965-09-144.7N/A39.8-104.8
48.11965-09-144.7N/A39.9-104.6
22.21965-02-164.6N/A39.9-105.1
32.71965-07-314.6N/A39.7-104.9
37.11965-09-294.6N/A39.8-104.8
37.11965-09-294.6N/A39.8-104.8
37.11965-11-214.6N/A39.8-104.8
47.81963-07-024.6N/A39.8-104.6
37.11965-09-134.5N/A39.8-104.8
37.71971-08-084.4539.9-104.8
42.91965-11-214.4N/A39.9-104.7
42.91967-11-274.4N/A39.9-104.7
42.91967-04-274.4N/A39.9-104.7
37.91967-02-034.3N/A39.7-104.8
42.91966-11-144.3N/A39.9-104.7
22.21970-05-234.1539.9-105.1
48.11962-12-054N/A39.9-104.6
30.01981-04-023.8939.91-104.95
48.11967-11-153.7N/A39.9-104.6
42.41962-12-043.5N/A39.8-104.7

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Gilpin County School District RE-1.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
20.91980-10-15240°01'N / 105°13'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Boulder
25.01981-06-03239°43'N / 105°03'W39°44'N / 105°02'W002.5M0Jefferson
25.01988-06-05239°57'N / 105°04'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Boulder
25.71981-06-03239°44'N / 105°02'W39°44'N / 105°01'W002.5M0Denver
27.71981-06-03239°52'N / 104°59'W2.30 Miles133 Yards04225.0M0Adams
30.51988-06-15239°44'N / 104°56'W0.50 Mile400 Yards002.5M0Denver
30.51988-06-15339°44'N / 104°56'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0725.0M0Denver
31.41988-06-05240°00'N / 104°58'W40°02'N / 104°59'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Adams
31.91988-06-05240°02'N / 104°59'W40°02'N / 104°58'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Weld
32.51986-06-08239°43'N / 104°54'W1.00 Mile50 Yards062.5M0Denver
35.11986-06-08239°43'N / 104°51'W39°43'N / 104°51'W0.10 Mile50 Yards002.5M0Arapahoe
35.41976-05-30239°48'N / 104°53'W39°50'N / 104°47'W5.40 Miles67 Yards00250K0Adams
38.61985-07-19239°32'N / 104°52'W0.50 Mile40 Yards00250K0Douglas
41.01987-07-02239°53'N / 104°44'W1.00 Mile250 Yards003K0Adams
41.61978-05-17239°38'N / 104°45'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Adams
42.01975-05-18339°48'N / 104°44'W39°51'N / 104°41'W4.10 Miles440 Yards000K0Adams
43.91961-05-20239°24'N / 104°52'W2.00 Miles67 Yards0225K0Douglas
44.41977-06-13239°15'N / 105°55'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0El Paso
45.91976-06-04240°13'N / 104°49'W1.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Weld
47.01987-06-20239°46'N / 104°37'W1.00 Mile30 Yards000K0Adams
47.81986-06-08239°50'N / 104°36'W2.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Adams
49.71958-06-08240°04'N / 104°42'W40°06'N / 104°34'W7.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Weld


* 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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