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Sherborn, MA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Sherborn is lower than Massachusetts average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sherborn is about the same as Massachusetts average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #263

Sherborn, MA
0.40
Massachusetts
0.70
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

Sherborn, MA
0.0000
Massachusetts
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, #281

Sherborn, MA
93.54
Massachusetts
87.60
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 3,172 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sherborn, MA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:13Dense Fog:0Drought:9
Dust Storm:0Flood:367Hail:651Heat:3Heavy Snow:87
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:107
Thunderstorm Winds:1,311Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:22Winter Weather:4
Other:596 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sherborn, MA.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Sherborn, MA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
34.71963-10-164.52042.5-70.8

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 31 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sherborn, MA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
10.81953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
11.51956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
14.51953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
14.91953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
16.41963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
18.91958-07-11242°30'N / 71°18'W1.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Middlesex
20.31956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
20.31963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester
22.21966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
23.81970-10-03342°33'N / 71°32'W42°34'N / 71°31'W10250K0Middlesex
26.11953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester
27.21974-09-29342°36'N / 71°14'W42°37'N / 71°12'W01250K0Middlesex
27.81972-07-21242°41'N / 71°25'W42°35'N / 71°20'W7.60 Miles37 Yards042.5M0Middlesex
28.31970-10-03342°20'N / 72°10'W42°33'N / 71°32'W35.40 Miles60 Yards00250K0Worcester
28.31958-08-25242°32'N / 71°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Middlesex
28.31957-07-05242°32'N / 71°45'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Worcester
29.81962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
30.41967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
30.61986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
32.41965-08-28242°42'N / 71°20'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Middlesex
34.21979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
36.41981-06-22342°30'N / 72°02'W42°33'N / 71°54'W7.10 Miles167 Yards0325K0Worcester
38.41951-08-21242°42'N / 71°08'W42°46'N / 70°58'W9.30 Miles100 Yards003K0Essex
39.91961-07-02242°50'N / 71°16'W42°46'N / 71°12'W5.10 Miles400 Yards01250K0Rockingham
41.01963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester
43.61956-11-21242°48'N / 71°00'W0.80 Mile17 Yards0025K0Essex
45.21972-08-09242°33'N / 72°08'W42°41'N / 72°03'W9.70 Miles10 Yards0125K0Worcester
46.01951-08-21242°50'N / 71°08'W42°54'N / 71°04'W4.90 Miles67 Yards003K0Rockingham
46.91968-07-17242°50'N / 71°48'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Hillsborough
48.61963-06-09243°00'N / 71°30'W42°52'N / 71°24'W10.00 Miles77 Yards00250K0Hillsborough
49.91970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol


* 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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