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

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

Earthquake Index, #842

Southgate, FL
0.00
Florida
0.01
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

Southgate, FL
0.0000
Florida
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, #203

Southgate, FL
233.61
Florida
185.89
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 2,149 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Southgate, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:19Dense Fog:43Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:263Hail:439Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:7Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:25
Thunderstorm Winds:791Tropical Storm:8Wildfire:16Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:1
Other:537 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Southgate, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Southgate, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 48 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Southgate, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.71969-06-13227°21'N / 82°31'W003K0Sarasota
7.71968-10-18227°25'N / 82°33'W0.10 Mile50 Yards0025K0Manatee
9.11972-02-01227°25'N / 82°35'W27°27'N / 82°33'W3.30 Miles400 Yards03250K0Manatee
9.61956-02-10227°27'N / 82°32'W000K0Manatee
9.81955-10-29227°24'N / 82°38'W000K0Manatee
11.41971-12-03227°08'N / 82°28'W27°11'N / 82°25'W4.90 Miles100 Yards0325K0Sarasota
14.41968-11-09227°06'N / 82°27'W27°08'N / 82°24'W4.10 Miles100 Yards02250K0Sarasota
14.71951-03-12227°06'N / 82°29'W2.00 Miles77 Yards0025K0Sarasota
15.91958-10-31327°32'N / 82°38'W27°31'N / 82°35'W3.60 Miles200 Yards0425K0Manatee
16.01971-12-03227°07'N / 82°23'W27°09'N / 82°18'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Sarasota
16.81985-03-17327°05'N / 82°29'W27°04'N / 82°25'W3.00 Miles400 Yards24525.0M0Sarasota
17.61970-02-03227°04'N / 82°26'W00250K0Sarasota
20.01961-08-31227°36'N / 82°33'W2.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Manatee
22.11972-02-01227°25'N / 82°10'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Manatee
25.41958-04-15427°40'N / 82°37'W0725K0Polk
25.41968-11-11226°58'N / 82°22'W0025K0Sarasota
27.81969-12-10227°42'N / 82°38'W1.00 Mile150 Yards01250K0Pinellas
29.41951-07-22227°44'N / 82°26'W003K0Hillsborough
29.41970-01-06227°44'N / 82°26'W0325K0Hillsborough
31.21961-05-05227°45'N / 82°38'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Pinellas
31.51968-07-30227°00'N / 82°08'W0.30 Mile27 Yards2025K0Charlotte
31.71981-12-15227°43'N / 82°43'W27°46'N / 82°40'W4.70 Miles150 Yards05250K0Pinellas
31.91971-12-03227°01'N / 82°10'W27°01'N / 82°03'W7.30 Miles100 Yards05250K0Sarasota
33.52006-06-21226°59'N / 82°07'W26°57'N / 82°08'W3.00 Miles70 Yards03500K0Charlotte
 Brief Description: A small but destructive tornado rapidly developed near the merger of the east and west coast sea breezes over Port Charlotte. The first touch down was just northeast of the Charlotte County Cultural Center. It then moved southwest for about three miles ending around the 4200 block of Rock Creek Drive. It caused damage in several locations along its path, most of which was rated as F0/F1 on the Fujita Scale. However, damage rated as F2 occurred on the 300 block of East Tarpon Boulevard NW. One home wa
34.61993-04-05226°58'N / 82°06'W2.00 Miles100 Yards015.0M0Charlotte
 Brief Description: A tornado moved through a residential area of Port Charlotte and moved rapidly northeastward causing a 2-mile path of destruction. In all, 69 houses were damaged, 17 of which were severely damaged and one was destroyed. A male resident of this house was cut on the forearm and received a hairline fracture of his foot as the roof was completely lifted off the structure. Promenades Mall was then hit, severely damaging a Bryons department store which will be closed for 5 months for repairs, a supermarket, a medical center, a motel and several other small businesses. Many trees were uprooted, fences damaged, screen enclosures and outbuildings were destroyed. A wind gust of 61 mph was observed at Punta Gorda Airport at 0147 EST. Damage was estimated at $1 million by the emergency manager.
36.01972-03-31227°50'N / 82°30'W0.20 Mile30 Yards04250K0Hillsborough
36.61983-12-11227°46'N / 82°40'W27°53'N / 82°39'W8.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Pinellas
37.81963-08-13227°48'N / 82°47'W27°50'N / 82°43'W5.10 Miles100 Yards0025K0Pinellas
37.81992-10-03327°50'N / 82°42'W2.60 Miles500 Yards37525.0M0Pinellas
37.91969-07-02227°51'N / 82°23'W023K0Hillsborough
38.21996-12-07227°50'N / 82°18'W27°50'N / 82°18'W2.00 Miles83 Yards10100K0Hillsborough
 Brief Description: A short-lived but strong tornado touched down one eighth of a mile east of Interstate 75 and one half mile north of Big Bend Road in Riverview where it snapped a dozen tree tops. The tornado moved east and descended into the Cowley Cove mobile home complex where it widened to 250 feet and damaged nine mobile homes and snapped an additional dozen trees. Three mobile homes were completely leveled, two were severely damaged, one moderately damaged and three incurred minor damage, all on Cowley Cove Court. One human fatality, a 50 year old male, and three dogs, occurred when the occupants mobile home was lifted up by the tornadic winds and tossed nearly a 100 feet from its foundation where it disentegrated on impact. At least five parked vehicles where damaged by the tornado along with several sheds and outbuildings. Most of the damage occurred along a 3/16 mile path in the Cowley Cove mobile home complex before it lifted, moved east and sporatically touched down in rural southern Hillsborough county. The tornado dissipated nearly two miles east of it's initial touchdown north of Dixon Drive. Of note, a parked undrivable vehicle that was in the direct path of the tornado had most of it's contents sucked from the hatchback storage compartment including a removed 100 pound transmission. Inspection of the vehicle found that the hatchback skin was buckled, bowed and pushed outward from the inside of the vehicle by the transmission casing that eventually smashed upward and out through the rear hatchback window. M50MH
38.61963-11-10226°59'N / 82°00'W1.00 Mile27 Yards02250K0Charlotte
39.91958-01-26227°13'N / 81°52'W000K0De Soto
39.91983-12-12227°13'N / 81°52'W1.00 Mile50 Yards04250K0De Soto
40.91970-02-03227°13'N / 81°51'W00250K0De Soto
43.21992-10-03227°53'N / 82°48'W27°54'N / 82°45'W3.00 Miles200 Yards102.5M0Pinellas
43.31978-05-04327°55'N / 82°42'W1.50 Miles200 Yards3942.5M0Pinellas
43.51972-03-31227°54'N / 82°15'W1.00 Mile30 Yards0025K0Hillsborough
43.91967-12-28227°54'N / 82°47'W0025K0Pinellas
44.01969-12-10227°57'N / 82°30'W0025K0Hillsborough
44.31963-08-21227°54'N / 82°48'W0.30 Mile27 Yards003K0Pinellas
46.11953-01-09227°50'N / 82°10'W27°57'N / 82°06'W9.20 Miles100 Yards01225K0Hillsborough
46.51969-06-06227°48'N / 81°59'W000K0Polk
46.91952-05-30227°56'N / 82°49'W0.10 Mile33 Yards003K0Pinellas
47.51963-07-28228°00'N / 82°30'W0.80 Mile100 Yards003K0Hillsborough
47.71978-01-08227°55'N / 82°18'W28°00'N / 82°10'W10.00 Miles100 Yards02250K0Hillsborough
48.31966-04-04427°55'N / 82°48'W28°06'N / 82°04'W46.50 Miles300 Yards38025.0M0Pinellas
48.41973-10-31227°55'N / 82°55'W28°01'N / 82°40'W16.70 Miles100 Yards092.5M0Pinellas


* 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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