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Soap Lake, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #629

Soap Lake, WA
0.13
Washington
4.04
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, #539

Soap Lake, WA
0.0012
Washington
0.0135
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, #570

Soap Lake, WA
4.26
Washington
9.06
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 120 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Soap Lake, WA 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:2Flood:15Hail:37Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:3
Thunderstorm Winds:30Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:30 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Soap Lake, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
90.4Glacier PeakUS-Washington, United States48.112-121.1133213StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption 1700-1799

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 3 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Soap Lake, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
34.11984-04-114.3847.53-120.19
34.91973-12-204.1146.9-119.3
36.51979-01-194747.9-119.69

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Soap Lake, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
28.21972-04-05247°42'N / 119°06'W0025K0Grant


* 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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