South Beach, FL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in South Beach is about the same as Florida average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in South Beach is much lower than Florida average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #734
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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
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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, #973
|South Beach, FL||90.78|
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 660 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of South Beach, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||56||Hail:||220||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||1||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||4|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||268||Tropical Storm:||1||Wildfire:||1||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near South Beach, FL.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near South Beach, FL.
No historical earthquake events found in or near South Beach, FL.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 21 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near South Beach, FL.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|8.9||1967-08-01||2||27°28'N / 80°18'W||0||0||25K||0||St. Lucie|
|10.0||1970-01-15||2||27°27'N / 80°18'W||0||2||3K||0||St. Lucie|
|10.2||1958-04-15||3||27°30'N / 80°34'W||27°27'N / 80°20'W||14.80 Miles||33 Yards||0||20||250K||0||St. Lucie|
|11.9||1954-09-18||3||27°25'N / 80°20'W||2||2||25K||0||St. Lucie|
|12.9||1963-11-10||2||27°45'N / 80°27'W||2.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Indian River|
|19.1||1970-02-03||2||27°46'N / 80°35'W||0||0||25K||0||Indian River|
|24.4||1983-02-02||2||27°15'N / 80°14'W||2.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Martin|
|31.5||1972-06-18||2||28°00'N / 80°34'W||2.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||11||250K||0||Brevard|
|32.7||1973-02-09||2||27°08'N / 80°12'W||2.00 Miles||30 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Martin|
|33.1||1969-11-14||2||27°18'N / 80°48'W||27°18'N / 80°45'W||3.80 Miles||33 Yards||0||2||25K||0||Okeechobee|
|33.6||2005-10-24||2||28°02'N / 80°34'W||28°02'N / 80°34'W||0.30 Mile||40 Yards||0||0||150K||0||Brevard|
|Brief Description: A rainband from Hurricane Wilma moving northwest toward the coast produced an F2 waterspout-tornado that moved on shore and removed the upper floor of a house that was built over a ground level garage. The top half of the structure was blown into US Highway A1A.|
|34.2||1983-03-21||2||27°15'N / 80°50'W||27°19'N / 80°44'W||5.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||4||2.5M||0||Okeechobee|
|35.7||1979-09-03||2||28°04'N / 80°34'W||2.00 Miles||40 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Brevard|
|39.7||1964-10-14||2||27°03'N / 80°07'W||0||0||3K||0||Martin|
|41.2||1983-03-07||2||28°07'N / 80°38'W||28°10'N / 80°34'W||5.00 Miles||60 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Brevard|
|41.5||1964-10-14||2||28°08'N / 80°38'W||0||17||250K||0||Brevard|
|42.2||1958-10-19||3||26°57'N / 80°32'W||27°02'N / 80°27'W||7.80 Miles||440 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Martin|
|44.6||1982-09-26||2||27°23'N / 81°02'W||4.00 Miles||60 Yards||1||7||250K||0||Okeechobee|
|44.7||1959-06-17||2||26°55'N / 80°11'W||27°01'N / 80°06'W||8.70 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Palm Beach|
|47.7||1970-03-26||2||26°56'N / 80°06'W||0||0||3K||0||Palm Beach|
|49.1||1971-08-04||2||28°16'N / 80°40'W||28°14'N / 80°37'W||4.10 Miles||77 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Brevard|
* 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.