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Stock Island, FL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #744

Stock Island, 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

Stock Island, 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, #1019

Stock Island, FL
46.31
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 566 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Stock Island, FL 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:0Flood:421Hail:7Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:60Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:78 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Stock Island, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Stock Island, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 5 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Stock Island, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.91966-06-02224°33'N / 81°47'W0125K0Monroe
3.81972-06-18224°34'N / 81°48'W1.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Monroe
5.11972-06-18224°37'N / 81°41'W1.00 Mile100 Yards040250K0Monroe
21.51980-04-27224°40'N / 81°25'W0.50 Mile150 Yards010250K0Monroe
42.32005-08-26224°42'N / 81°05'W24°42'N / 81°05'W1.20 Miles20 Yards005.0M0Monroe
 Brief Description: Tornado damage path began oceanfront at 73rd Street Ocean (F1) in Marathon and moved northeast, crossing U.S. Highway 1 near 76th Street Ocean, passing through Marathon Airport before entering Florida Bay near the Sea Air Estates Subdivision. Most signficant damage (F2) included concrete block residential structure shifted on foundation...a frame residence shifted on pilings, and bent large steel I-Beams on recently constructed hangars at Marathon Airport. One boat sunk in canal. Extensive damage to porches and trees along narrow path.


* 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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