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

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

Earthquake Index, #59

Silver Peak, NV
2.30
Nevada
2.88
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, #44

Silver Peak, NV
0.0115
Nevada
0.0147
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, #139

Silver Peak, NV
0.38
Nevada
4.84
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 21 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Silver Peak, NV were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:4Hail:1Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:13Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:3 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 6 volcanoes are found in or near Silver Peak, NV.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
52.0Ubehebe CratersUS-California, United States37.02-117.45752MaarHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
67.4Long ValleyUS-California, United States37.7-118.873390CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
74.7Mono CratersUS-California, United States37.88-1192796Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
75.6Inyo CratersUS-California, United States37.692-119.022629Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
77.6Mono Lake Volc FieldUS-California, United States38-119.032121Cinder coneTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799
78.1Red ConesUS-California, United States37.58-119.052748Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 39 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Silver Peak, NV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
47.21949-02-115.6N/A37.08-117.75
48.21949-02-115.6N/A37.08-117.85
28.41982-09-245.51737.87-118.14
43.21943-08-095.5N/A38.2-118.2
46.51982-12-285.2838.03-118.42
44.71968-02-064.6N/A38-118.4
48.11980-12-284.6538.16-118.36
48.91981-01-284.61538.2-118.34
42.01972-01-224.5237.57-118.37
20.11964-10-304.4N/A37.7-118
22.61964-11-024.4N/A37.6-118
29.21982-01-244.42337.37-117.85
44.61947-01-114.4N/A37.6-118.43
39.71967-12-054.3N/A38-118.3
44.91982-06-044.3537.48-118.38
47.51984-08-194.3538.36-118.06
21.11954-11-154.2N/A37.65-118
22.61964-11-134.2N/A37.6-118
22.61964-11-234.2N/A37.6-118
39.81948-02-064.21637.22-117.9
45.21967-11-214.2N/A37.63-118.45
25.51964-10-304.1N/A37.7-118.1
25.81964-09-044.1N/A37.4-117.5
30.91964-10-304.1N/A37.7-118.2
25.81936-07-254N/A38-118
47.61936-10-1041637.87-118.5
48.31954-12-314N/A37.6-118.5
49.41980-12-284538.17-118.38
40.41962-01-153.9N/A37.55-118.33
43.01964-03-093.9N/A37.6-118.4
20.11964-11-123.8N/A37.7-118
42.01972-02-173.8537.57-118.37
45.91962-07-173.8N/A37.33-118.28
48.31964-10-303.8N/A37.6-118.5
44.71960-01-113.7N/A37.17-117.98
38.61980-07-053.61337.4-118.18
41.51972-02-173.6537.17-117.48
48.31972-09-183.6837.6-118.5
31.81954-12-213.5N/A37.55-117.12

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Silver Peak, NV.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Silver Peak, NV.


* 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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