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The chance of earthquake damage in Slaughter Beach is lower than Delaware average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Slaughter Beach is lower than Delaware average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #70

Slaughter Beach, DE
0.09
Delaware
1.54
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

Slaughter Beach, DE
0.0000
Delaware
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, #69

Slaughter Beach, DE
50.59
Delaware
107.77
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 2,276 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Slaughter Beach, DE were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:15Dense Fog:17Drought:41
Dust Storm:0Flood:174Hail:200Heat:77Heavy Snow:36
High Surf:16Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:84
Thunderstorm Winds:990Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:10Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:46
Other:555 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Slaughter Beach, DE.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Slaughter Beach, DE.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Slaughter Beach, DE.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 14 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Slaughter Beach, DE.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
11.41992-07-31239°01'N / 75°31'W39°02'N / 75°26'W4.00 Miles20 Yards00250K0Kent
11.41977-06-09239°02'N / 75°28'W0.20 Mile40 Yards01250K0Kent
16.01967-01-27239°01'N / 75°35'W0.50 Mile50 Yards07250K0Kent
16.71984-07-18238°48'N / 75°35'W1.50 Miles80 Yards0025K0Sussex
27.61983-07-21239°10'N / 75°43'W1.00 Mile20 Yards29250K0Kent
28.01971-08-27238°55'N / 74°56'W39°19'N / 74°47'W28.70 Miles40 Yards00250K0Cape May
29.81955-08-12238°32'N / 75°04'W38°33'N / 75°01'W2.70 Miles133 Yards013K0Sussex
34.41956-05-06239°15'N / 74°50'W0.20 Mile40 Yards0025K0Cape May
38.11971-07-30239°04'N / 76°03'W39°08'N / 75°55'W8.30 Miles300 Yards0025K0Queen Anne's
39.11976-03-21239°13'N / 75°56'W0.20 Mile100 Yards00250K0Queen Anne's
40.51975-07-13239°30'N / 75°13'W1.50 Miles77 Yards0025.0M0Cumberland
41.81990-05-10239°29'N / 75°02'W0.50 Mile200 Yards00250K0Cumberland
43.01954-07-01239°27'N / 75°44'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0New Castle
49.21987-07-21239°21'N / 74°35'W0.50 Mile100 Yards033K0Atlantic


* 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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