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The chance of earthquake damage in Seaboard is about the same as North Carolina average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Seaboard is about the same as North Carolina average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #501

Seaboard, NC
0.02
North Carolina
0.18
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

Seaboard, NC
0.0000
North Carolina
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, #466

Seaboard, NC
114.34
North Carolina
115.21
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 2,411 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Seaboard, NC were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:20Dense Fog:2Drought:53
Dust Storm:0Flood:233Hail:468Heat:4Heavy Snow:77
High Surf:0Hurricane:15Ice Storm:22Landslide:1Strong Wind:111
Thunderstorm Winds:1,049Tropical Storm:6Wildfire:1Winter Storm:84Winter Weather:110
Other:155 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Seaboard, NC.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Seaboard, NC.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Seaboard, NC.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 44 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Seaboard, NC.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.21981-09-15236°28'N / 77°33'W1.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Northampton
6.81988-11-28436°21'N / 77°34'W36°27'N / 77°25'W10.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Northampton
8.71988-11-28236°30'N / 77°19'W36°33'N / 77°16'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Northampton
9.11989-03-30236°22'N / 77°28'W36°29'N / 77°08'W22.00 Miles100 Yards0112.5M0Northampton
13.71953-05-02236°37'N / 77°38'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Emporia
20.41988-11-28436°12'N / 77°49'W36°21'N / 77°34'W22.00 Miles200 Yards0102.5M0Halifax
23.61979-04-03236°12'N / 77°40'W0.80 Mile50 Yards02250K0Halifax
23.91952-07-23236°15'N / 77°45'W0025K0Halifax
24.61981-03-30236°30'N / 77°04'W36°32'N / 76°56'W7.70 Miles83 Yards11250K0Hertford
27.61984-03-28336°08'N / 77°12'W36°12'N / 77°06'W6.00 Miles880 Yards6192.5M0Bertie
28.61983-05-16236°20'N / 76°58'W2.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Hertford
28.61986-10-14336°47'N / 77°46'W36°54'N / 77°40'W12.00 Miles800 Yards002.5M0Brunswick
28.71969-10-02236°27'N / 78°00'W36°30'N / 77°55'W5.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Warren
29.01952-05-10236°06'N / 77°15'W060K0Bertie
30.41984-03-28236°14'N / 77°00'W36°16'N / 76°58'W3.00 Miles527 Yards0225.0M0Bertie
31.22008-05-11236°08'N / 77°11'W36°12'N / 76°55'W15.00 Miles200 Yards021.0M0KBertie
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado first touched down about two miles north-northwest of Lewiston Woodville. The tornado path then continued east-northeast across the county producing EF0 to EF2 damage. The tornado path ended as EF0 damage about one mile south of Powellsville. Confirmed EF1 tornado damage about two miles north-northwest of Lewiston Woodville consisted of numerous trees downed on Route 308, and several trailer and brick homes damaged with some mobile homes destroyed near Piney Woods Road. Confirmed EF2 tornado damage about three miles north-northeast of Lewiston Woodville and five miles southwest of Connaritsa consisted of several mobile homes destroyed and a church demolished on Connaritsa Road. Confirmed EF1 tornado damage occurred again about four miles southwest of Powellsville. The damage was along Hexlena Road, with numerous trees downed or snapped off and extensive damage to a few mobile homes. The tornado damage ended about one mile south of Powellsville. Confirmed EF0 tornado damage occurred along Sally Freeman Road, where a porch attached to a mobile home, was demolished. Also, several trees were snapped off. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Scattered severe thunderstorms produced damaging winds, large hail and one tornado across portions of northeast North Carolina.
32.11984-03-28236°16'N / 76°58'W36°18'N / 76°53'W2.00 Miles527 Yards0525.0M0Hertford
32.81988-11-28236°44'N / 76°57'W36°44'N / 76°55'W2.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Southampton
33.31978-04-19336°53'N / 77°34'W37°02'N / 77°01'W32.00 Miles100 Yards03250K0Sussex
34.81986-10-14236°58'N / 77°22'W37°01'N / 77°22'W2.10 Miles450 Yards00250K0Sussex
35.51981-03-30236°32'N / 76°56'W36°35'N / 76°41'W14.20 Miles83 Yards00250K0Suffolk (c)
36.21992-11-23335°58'N / 77°17'W36°01'N / 77°12'W11.00 Miles100 Yards09250K0Martin
36.31966-11-02236°43'N / 78°02'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Brunswick
36.41988-11-28436°06'N / 78°04'W36°12'N / 77°49'W10.00 Miles200 Yards2222.5M0Nash
38.41992-11-23336°01'N / 77°12'W36°12'N / 76°41'W31.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Bertie
39.11988-11-28236°44'N / 76°55'W36°48'N / 76°44'W10.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Isle Of Wight
40.71986-10-14237°01'N / 77°22'W37°07'N / 77°12'W13.90 Miles450 Yards01250K0Prince George
41.22008-05-09236°12'N / 76°49'W36°14'N / 76°45'W4.00 Miles300 Yards0050K0KBertie
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado touched down on Buncomb Road about three miles west of Colerain in northeast Bertie county. Barns were damaged on Harrell Road, and a barn was destroyed on Glovers Cross Road. Trees were downed on Route 45 just south of the Hertford/Bertie county line. The tornado then tracked into Hertford county. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Scattered severe thunderstorms in advance of a cold front produced damaging winds and two tornadoes across portions of northeast North Carolina.
41.51992-11-23335°49'N / 77°43'W35°58'N / 77°17'W24.00 Miles100 Yards02250K0Edgecombe
42.31957-11-08335°51'N / 77°18'W36°00'N / 77°00'W19.70 Miles150 Yards01250K0Bertie
42.91966-11-02236°15'N / 78°11'W36°18'N / 78°09'W3.80 Miles77 Yards00250K0Warren
43.21984-03-28235°57'N / 77°50'W2.00 Miles177 Yards002.5M0Nash
43.61978-06-03236°00'N / 76°57'W0.80 Mile83 Yards00250K0Bertie
43.62008-05-09236°14'N / 76°45'W36°16'N / 76°41'W5.00 Miles300 Yards0050K0KHertford
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado tracked into Hertford county from Bertie county. Roofs were blown off of two homes, and numerous trees were downed. The tornado then tracked into Chowan county. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Scattered severe thunderstorms in advance of a cold front produced damaging winds and two tornadoes across portions of northeast North Carolina.
45.91978-04-19337°02'N / 77°01'W37°05'N / 77°00'W3.60 Miles33 Yards00250K0Surry
46.21955-06-11235°46'N / 77°31'W35°53'N / 77°12'W19.40 Miles200 Yards00250K0Pitt
47.01984-03-28336°22'N / 76°42'W36°28'N / 76°30'W14.00 Miles880 Yards2102.5M0Gates
47.51993-08-06236°59'N / 78°08'W37°15'N / 77°28'W38.00 Miles175 Yards005.0M0Lunenburg, Nottoway, Dinwiddie And Chesterfield
 Brief Description: The tornado first touched down 1 mile northeast of Kenbridge in Lunenburg County at 1243 EDT, where roofs were blown off of a briquet plant and a furniture company building. Damage estimates in Lunenburg County were $300,000. The tornado moved northeast into southeast Nottoway County and strengthened. It leveled a barn, some outbuildings and trees on Route 46 near the west edge of Fort Pickett Military Reservation. Damages in Nottoway County were estimated at $100,000. It continued northeast into Dinwiddie County and the Fort Pickett Military Reservation where it did minimal damage. It moved northeast to the town of Ford where the most significant damage in the county occurred. It destroyed a house and a shed and knocked down numerous telephone poles, and large trees. The tornado tracked northeast into the southeast part of Chesterfield County and lifted about 5 miles west of Colonial Heights.
47.81967-07-04336°33'N / 76°35'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0525K0Accomack
48.31957-11-08335°44'N / 77°40'W35°51'N / 77°18'W22.10 Miles150 Yards03250K0Edgecombe
48.61983-05-22337°05'N / 77°55'W37°06'N / 77°53'W1.00 Mile37 Yards00250K0Dinwiddie
49.01992-11-23336°12'N / 76°41'W36°13'N / 76°35'W9.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Bertie
49.21970-06-21237°12'N / 77°22'W00250K0Petersburg (c)
49.41983-05-22337°05'N / 77°58'W37°05'N / 77°55'W2.50 Miles37 Yards00250K0Nottoway


* 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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