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The chance of earthquake damage in Sheakleyville is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sheakleyville is higher than Pennsylvania average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1720

Sheakleyville, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Sheakleyville, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #8

Sheakleyville, PA
178.19
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 4,108 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sheakleyville, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:6Cold:20Dense Fog:1Drought:20
Dust Storm:0Flood:555Hail:822Heat:11Heavy Snow:199
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:42Landslide:0Strong Wind:145
Thunderstorm Winds:2,076Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:95Winter Weather:14
Other:101 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sheakleyville, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sheakleyville, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 70 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sheakleyville, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.21972-05-02341°28'N / 80°13'W41°29'N / 80°12'W0025K0Mercer
4.21985-05-31441°29'N / 80°25'W41°31'N / 79°56'W22.50 Miles350 Yards87525.0M0Crawford
6.31972-05-02341°29'N / 80°12'W41°33'N / 80°04'W7.90 Miles33 Yards0325K0Crawford
7.62004-05-25241°32'N / 80°10'W41°31'N / 80°03'W7.00 Miles50 Yards003.5M0Crawford
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down three miles west of Custards and then tracked east for seven miles. The tornado finally lifted just west of Cochranton near U.S Highway 322. The damage path was continuous, up to 50 yards in width and roughly parallel to State Route 285. Significant damage occurred along the damage path. At least ten homes were damaged with two large farm buildings destroyed. Two factories west of Custards along Delano Road were also heavily damaged. One factory lost over 16,000 square feet of roofing and had much of it's inventory destroyed. The second factory was also heavily damaged on one side. Twelve semi trailers parked outside this factory were overturned and destroyed. Several dozen workers inside the factories had sought shelter prior to the arrival of the tornado and were uninjured. Hundreds of trees and dozens of power poles were downed along the damage path.
11.81954-06-01241°18'N / 80°05'W033K0Mercer
11.81952-01-17241°36'N / 80°18'W0.50 Mile400 Yards00250K0Crawford
13.71985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°25'W7.00 Miles350 Yards0525.0M0Mercer
14.61964-06-15241°14'N / 80°14'W04250K0Mercer
14.82002-11-10241°15'N / 80°28'W41°20'N / 80°21'W7.00 Miles500 Yards1191.0M0Mercer
 Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH
16.31985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°31'W0.20 Mile300 Yards0025K0Trumbull
17.91985-05-31241°39'N / 80°25'W41°41'N / 80°21'W4.00 Miles200 Yards100K0Crawford
18.51985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
18.71981-08-07241°24'N / 79°51'W00250K0Venango
19.01954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
21.81986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
22.91955-07-01241°45'N / 80°22'W41°46'N / 80°20'W0025K0Crawford
23.61985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
23.81985-05-31341°42'N / 80°09'W41°45'N / 79°44'W23.00 Miles277 Yards200K0Crawford
25.31985-05-31241°44'N / 80°31'W41°44'N / 80°30'W1.00 Mile127 Yards000K0Crawford
25.71981-07-28241°37'N / 79°46'W2.00 Miles33 Yards04250K0Crawford
25.81985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
26.81955-03-01341°16'N / 80°40'W2.50 Miles40 Yards16250K0Mahoning
27.11992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
27.31985-06-22241°48'N / 80°31'W41°50'N / 80°15'W14.00 Miles40 Yards00250K0Crawford
27.71992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
27.91986-09-30241°48'N / 79°57'W0.50 Mile60 Yards012.5M0Crawford
28.01985-05-31241°41'N / 80°43'W41°44'N / 80°31'W9.00 Miles220 Yards0152.5M0Ashtabula
29.11985-05-31241°13'N / 79°48'W41°12'N / 79°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards010K0Venango
30.91985-05-31341°31'N / 80°51'W41°33'N / 80°44'W6.00 Miles440 Yards0102.5M0Ashtabula
31.51977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
31.61985-05-31341°43'N / 79°48'W41°45'N / 79°40'W8.00 Miles427 Yards002.5M0Crawford
31.91985-05-31441°51'N / 80°31'W41°55'N / 80°17'W12.00 Miles400 Yards128225.0M0Erie
32.21985-05-31441°50'N / 80°33'W41°51'N / 80°31'W2.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Ashtabula
32.71956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
32.81956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
33.02001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
33.31985-05-31441°33'N / 79°37'W41°31'N / 79°32'W4.00 Miles800 Yards000K0Venango
33.51956-07-08241°36'N / 80°57'W41°48'N / 80°34'W23.90 Miles880 Yards00250K0Ashtabula
34.01978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
34.81987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
35.61985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull
35.71967-07-24241°36'N / 80°57'W41°45'N / 80°42'W16.40 Miles600 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
36.21985-06-22241°43'N / 81°01'W41°48'N / 80°31'W27.00 Miles40 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
36.51971-06-02341°52'N / 80°08'W41°56'N / 79°34'W29.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Erie
36.51997-08-16241°54'N / 79°51'W41°54'N / 79°51'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00500K3KErie
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down and skipped along its path for several minutes. Twenty mobile homes were damaged and one was destroyed at the Maple Heights Trailer Court. A sixty by eighty foot block building was destroyed. Three houses and one business were damaged. A cornfield was flattened and several trees were downed.
37.01985-05-31441°26'N / 79°31'W41°26'N / 79°28'W3.00 Miles350 Yards0025.0M0Forest
37.21985-05-31341°26'N / 81°00'W41°31'N / 80°51'W9.00 Miles440 Yards0202.5M0Trumbull
38.01954-06-01241°14'N / 79°33'W41°15'N / 79°30'W003K0Clarion
38.81963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
39.91954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
40.41977-09-18242°01'N / 80°21'W42°02'N / 80°15'W4.50 Miles33 Yards072.5M0Erie
41.51985-05-31441°56'N / 79°57'W41°59'N / 79°38'W16.00 Miles300 Yards000K0Erie
41.71976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning
42.01954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
42.41981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
42.51952-07-19241°56'N / 79°45'W41°55'N / 79°38'W5.60 Miles27 Yards003K0Erie
43.91983-05-02242°04'N / 80°02'W1.00 Mile33 Yards00250K0Erie
44.01953-11-22241°55'N / 79°38'W2.00 Miles67 Yards0225K0Erie
44.51954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
44.81985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
46.21985-06-22241°41'N / 81°03'W41°43'N / 81°01'W2.40 Miles40 Yards00250K0Geauga
47.41959-10-06241°21'N / 81°13'W41°24'N / 81°01'W10.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Geauga
47.81963-04-19241°48'N / 81°00'W0025K0Ashtabula
48.11985-05-31441°31'N / 79°56'W40°44'N / 78°50'W12.50 Miles350 Yards84025.0M0Venango
48.31967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
48.31985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
48.51985-05-31341°41'N / 79°29'W41°39'N / 79°09'W17.00 Miles800 Yards080K0Warren
48.51985-05-31441°59'N / 79°38'W42°00'N / 79°36'W2.00 Miles300 Yards000K0Erie
48.91985-05-31541°12'N / 81°09'W41°12'N / 81°02'W6.50 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Portage
49.91985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler


* 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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