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Stanley, NM Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #210

Stanley, NM
0.14
New Mexico
0.39
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, #209

Stanley, NM
0.0036
New Mexico
0.0071
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, #84

Stanley, NM
17.21
New Mexico
15.39
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 695 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Stanley, NM were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:38
Dust Storm:0Flood:82Hail:323Heat:6Heavy Snow:29
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:54
Thunderstorm Winds:92Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:18Winter Weather:0
Other:52 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Stanley, NM.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
58.7Valles CalderaUS-New Mexico, United States35.87-106.573430CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal
97.3CarrizozoUS-New Mexico, United States33.78-105.931731Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 3 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Stanley, NM.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
44.61971-01-044.7935-106.7
44.61970-11-283.8935-106.7
46.41971-06-043.8535.8-105.6

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Stanley, NM.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Stanley, NM.


* 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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