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Stephenville Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes


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

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

Earthquake Index, #900

Stephenville Area

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, #129

Stephenville Area

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, #326

Stephenville Area

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 14,205 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Stephenville Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:6Dense Fog:0Drought:81
Dust Storm:0Flood:1,718Hail:7,250Heat:18Heavy Snow:23
High Surf:0Hurricane:1Ice Storm:30Landslide:0Strong Wind:36
Thunderstorm Winds:4,714Tropical Storm:3Wildfire:17Winter Storm:27Winter Weather:39

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Stephenville Area.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Stephenville Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Stephenville Area.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 69 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Stephenville Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.01971-04-28232°13'N / 98°12'W00250K0Erath
9.31976-05-31232°22'N / 98°20'W32°19'N / 98°19'W4.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Erath
14.91960-05-04232°05'N / 98°24'W0.30 Mile33 Yards003K0Erath
14.91990-04-25232°06'N / 98°27'W32°08'N / 98°25'W2.80 Miles50 Yards0025.0M0Erath
16.41976-04-19232°00'N / 98°25'W32°02'N / 98°14'W11.10 Miles300 Yards0025K0Erath
17.11990-04-25232°05'N / 98°28'W32°06'N / 98°27'W1.20 Miles50 Yards0025.0M0Comanche
18.11982-05-12332°29'N / 98°14'W32°31'N / 98°10'W5.00 Miles100 Yards02250K0Erath
21.21982-05-12332°31'N / 98°10'W32°33'N / 98°05'W4.00 Miles100 Yards003K0Palo Pinto
21.21979-04-11231°54'N / 98°11'W31°59'N / 98°04'W9.00 Miles200 Yards03250K0Hamilton
23.91994-04-26232°04'N / 97°52'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01500K0Bosque
 Brief Description: Tornado number one was on the ground intermittently for about one mile. A grain silo was unroofed, one house destroyed, two mobile homes destroyed, a barn was destroyed, and at least 20 telephone poles were blown down. There was one minor injury.
24.51993-10-12232°07'N / 98°37'W25.00 Miles800 Yards0125.0M0Comanche
 Brief Description: Ten houses were destroyed, and 12 persons were injured.
25.91954-02-19232°13'N / 98°41'W32°15'N / 98°39'W3.00 Miles17 Yards0225K0Eastland
27.61989-05-04232°29'N / 97°52'W32°27'N / 97°48'W3.50 Miles500 Yards0220K0Hood
27.81976-04-19232°27'N / 97°49'W0.20 Mile33 Yards000K0Hood
28.41982-05-12231°48'N / 98°28'W31°58'N / 98°28'W10.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Comanche
28.71979-04-10231°45'N / 98°22'W31°54'N / 98°11'W15.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Comanche
29.21991-04-12232°17'N / 97°45'W32°17'N / 97°42'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Somervell
29.51977-07-27232°27'N / 97°47'W0.70 Mile250 Yards003K0Hood
29.91958-04-28331°54'N / 98°36'W31°57'N / 98°33'W4.90 Miles880 Yards00250K0Comanche
30.01991-04-12232°15'N / 97°45'W32°14'N / 97°40'W3.00 Miles150 Yards000K0Somervell
30.01966-04-19232°04'N / 97°45'W2.00 Miles880 Yards003K0Bosque
32.01976-04-19232°31'N / 97°47'W0.20 Mile33 Yards000K0Hood
33.41971-04-28232°28'N / 97°50'W32°32'N / 97°39'W11.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Hood
35.01982-05-12331°54'N / 98°44'W32°03'N / 98°44'W9.00 Miles100 Yards03250K0Comanche
36.11970-10-22232°23'N / 98°49'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Eastland
36.51986-02-02232°39'N / 97°56'W32°44'N / 97°52'W10.00 Miles100 Yards02250K0Parker
37.31959-09-03232°45'N / 98°01'W0.30 Mile200 Yards003K0Parker
37.41957-04-19232°24'N / 98°50'W0.30 Mile17 Yards003K0Eastland
38.01970-04-26231°55'N / 98°45'W1.00 Mile267 Yards0225K0Comanche
38.31982-05-12331°50'N / 98°41'W31°54'N / 98°44'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Comanche
38.41982-05-12232°36'N / 97°50'W32°40'N / 97°41'W8.00 Miles150 Yards062.5M0Parker
39.51976-05-12232°43'N / 97°51'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Parker
39.81961-03-16232°20'N / 97°33'W1.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Johnson
39.91991-04-28231°40'N / 98°07'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Hamilton
40.21991-04-12232°14'N / 97°32'W1.50 Miles300 Yards0025K0Johnson
40.41976-04-19332°04'N / 98°53'W2.20 Miles250 Yards000K0Comanche
40.91962-07-26232°42'N / 97°47'W000K0Parker
41.01975-03-17232°16'N / 98°56'W32°23'N / 98°54'W8.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Eastland
41.41979-05-21332°34'N / 98°49'W2.00 Miles1320 Yards000K0Stephens
42.01976-05-12232°45'N / 97°50'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Parker
42.21990-04-25232°44'N / 97°51'W32°47'N / 97°50'W4.00 Miles300 Yards000K0Parker
42.61990-04-05232°49'N / 97°58'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Parker
42.71990-05-02231°58'N / 97°34'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Bosque
43.41990-04-05232°50'N / 97°59'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Parker
43.81978-04-30231°52'N / 97°37'W003K0Bosque
44.21991-04-12232°17'N / 97°28'W2.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Johnson
44.21991-04-12232°17'N / 97°28'W0.20 Mile10 Yards0025K0Johnson
44.81982-05-12231°38'N / 98°34'W31°42'N / 98°36'W4.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Mills
44.91990-04-27232°01'N / 97°30'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Bosque
45.41982-05-12232°42'N / 98°00'W32°58'N / 97°47'W20.00 Miles73 Yards00250K0Parker
45.51971-10-19232°25'N / 97°32'W32°29'N / 97°26'W7.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
45.61973-05-06232°50'N / 97°53'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0325K0Parker
45.91986-03-11232°46'N / 97°52'W32°52'N / 97°48'W9.00 Miles40 Yards000K0Parker
45.91975-06-08232°48'N / 97°48'W0025K0Parker
46.51976-05-26332°24'N / 97°27'W32°21'N / 97°26'W3.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Johnson
46.91975-05-29232°49'N / 97°48'W003K0Parker
47.51962-09-07232°20'N / 97°25'W2.00 Miles167 Yards01250K0Johnson
47.91965-06-23232°37'N / 97°32'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Johnson
48.01973-05-06232°53'N / 97°55'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Parker
48.31976-04-19232°41'N / 97°35'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Parker
48.61973-11-24332°21'N / 97°24'W0.10 Mile33 Yards000K0Johnson
48.61975-04-07232°21'N / 97°24'W0.20 Mile27 Yards01250K0Johnson
48.61990-04-25432°47'N / 97°50'W32°54'N / 97°45'W10.00 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Parker
49.31978-04-30232°24'N / 97°24'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Johnson
49.31980-04-02232°57'N / 98°01'W32°54'N / 97°58'W4.50 Miles277 Yards01250K0Parker
49.51982-05-12231°32'N / 98°34'W31°38'N / 98°34'W6.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Mills
49.61979-10-30332°37'N / 98°59'W32°48'N / 98°45'W18.60 Miles127 Yards002.5M0Stephens
49.81973-04-23332°22'N / 97°23'W2.50 Miles333 Yards030K0Johnson
49.91971-12-14232°31'N / 97°26'W0.20 Mile17 Yards00250K0Johnson

* 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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