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Shingletown, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Shingletown is much lower than California average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Shingletown is lower than California average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1232

Shingletown, CA
4.16
California
21.80
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, #40

Shingletown, CA
0.0715
California
0.0068
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, #1394

Shingletown, CA
3.01
California
18.56
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 184 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Shingletown, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:2Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:11Hail:25Heat:0Heavy Snow:17
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:20
Thunderstorm Winds:11Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:19Winter Storm:42Winter Weather:1
Other:36 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 9 volcanoes are found in or near Shingletown, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
18.3Lassen Volc CenterUS-California, United States40.492-121.5083187StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1900-1963
20.0Tumble ButtesUS-California, United States40.68-121.552191Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
23.2Twin ButtesUS-California, United States40.78-121.61631Cinder coneHoloceneUnknown
23.9Potato ButteUS-California, United States40.63-121.431532Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
40.2Big CaveUS-California, United States40.955-121.3651259Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
51.2Brushy ButteUS-California, United States41.178-121.4431174Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
54.5Eagle Lake FieldUS-California, United States40.63-120.831652Fissure ventHoloceneUnknown
65.6ShastaUS-California, United States41.42-122.24317StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1700-1799
75.6Medicine LakeUS-California, United States41.58-121.572412Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 25 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Shingletown, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
11.01940-02-086N/A40.4-121.7
20.61950-03-205.5N/A40.45-121.47
35.91963-09-135.4N/A40-121.7
46.51974-01-064.5541.12-121.49
48.01982-06-214.31141.2-121.92
40.21969-03-284.2N/A41.04-121.55
18.71950-11-144.1N/A40.5-121.5
44.01972-07-164.11040.03-121.3
18.81950-11-144N/A40.48-121.5
30.91970-06-134340.92-121.63
30.61950-01-163.8N/A40.25-121.38
35.21977-10-043.8540.26-121.27
40.81969-03-283.8N/A41.05-121.55
45.31960-06-283.8N/A40.32-121.03
27.41965-12-203.7N/A40.7-121.4
31.51970-04-233.71040.23-121.38
35.81977-05-313.71540.88-122.33
38.71977-01-133.7241.02-122.15
19.91971-12-133.6240.36-121.53
37.21970-12-093.6240.13-121.35
20.81976-09-013.5540.64-122.21
22.71950-02-093.5N/A40.8-122.05
42.31941-11-063.51640.83-121.17
44.91958-01-253.5N/A40.37-121.02
49.71963-07-083.5N/A40.2-121

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 2 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Shingletown, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
32.01980-05-09240°08'N / 122°13'W0.10 Mile3 Yards0025K0Tehama
40.91986-09-24239°56'N / 122°03'W2.00 Miles100 Yards012.5M0Tehama


* 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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