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Skandia, MI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #649

Skandia, MI
0.00
Michigan
0.04
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

Skandia, MI
0.0000
Michigan
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, #900

Skandia, MI
19.29
Michigan
140.33
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 775 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Skandia, MI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:9Cold:13Dense Fog:3Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:25Hail:282Heat:1Heavy Snow:76
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:4Landslide:0Strong Wind:15
Thunderstorm Winds:241Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:43Winter Weather:21
Other:36 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Skandia, MI.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Skandia, MI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 7 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Skandia, MI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.81964-05-06246°23'N / 87°01'W00250K0Alger
18.91972-07-20246°04'N / 87°10'W0.80 Mile70 Yards01250K0Delta
34.71992-07-19245°51'N / 87°01'W0.20 Mile10 Yards022.5M0Delta
36.51987-07-11345°47'N / 87°18'W45°56'N / 86°25'W42.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Delta
42.41987-07-11345°45'N / 87°40'W45°47'N / 87°18'W20.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Menominee
46.01987-07-11345°56'N / 86°25'W45°56'N / 86°24'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Schoolcraft
49.41987-07-11345°46'N / 87°52'W45°45'N / 87°40'W7.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Dickinson


* 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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