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Stockton Metro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

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

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

Earthquake Index, #33

Stockton Area
5.10
California
21.80
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, #116

Stockton Area
0.0002
California
0.0068
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, #787

Stockton Area
17.54
California
18.56
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 945 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Stockton Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:0Dense Fog:9Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:269Hail:80Heat:2Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:2Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:51
Thunderstorm Winds:64Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:45Winter Storm:4Winter Weather:0
Other:415 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Stockton Area.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
108.0Clear LakeUS-California, United States38.97-122.771439Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 95 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Stockton Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
48.51984-04-246.2837.32-121.7
29.11980-01-245.8837.83-121.79
47.91955-09-055.8N/A37.37-121.78
46.91943-10-265.5N/A37.4-121.8
27.11980-01-275.41037.75-121.71
42.41955-10-245.4N/A37.97-122.05
28.21980-01-245.1337.8-121.76
29.51980-01-244.8137.84-121.8
34.51965-09-104.8N/A38-121.9
45.51981-01-154.8937.38-121.72
49.21979-05-084.8637.3-121.68
46.71984-03-274.7737.76-122.1
48.31973-10-034.7837.28-121.58
27.71977-06-214.61037.65-121.63
28.11977-06-214.61037.65-121.64
44.71981-03-034.41037.56-121.94
48.11984-09-264.4637.34-121.73
49.61984-05-034.41037.29-121.67
37.01970-06-124.3937.8-121.93
28.61980-01-254.2637.83-121.78
29.01980-01-254.2337.84-121.79
29.41980-01-254.2537.85-121.8
37.41970-06-124.2937.81-121.94
41.31963-05-204.2N/A37.6-121.9
41.61958-10-314.2N/A37.5-121.8
49.51984-06-054.2637.27-121.61
26.71984-03-184.11037.78-121.72
27.51962-03-174.1N/A37.87-121.77
29.51980-01-274.1837.84-121.8
31.41943-04-264.1N/A37.63-121.7
36.81943-04-294.1N/A37.56-121.75
39.91958-05-314.1N/A37.87-122
46.61978-08-294.1837.36-121.72
26.51980-01-244237.83-121.74
29.11963-06-074N/A38-121.8
32.91980-08-244537.57-121.66
39.31976-08-204737.79-121.97
49.51977-01-0841037.9-122.18
31.11960-12-153.9N/A38.03-121.83
36.81976-08-203.9237.76-121.91
39.61961-08-183.9N/A37.93-122
44.41982-08-243.9637.46-121.82
23.71948-01-143.8N/A37.87-121.7
26.41969-12-293.8N/A37.77-121.71
27.21982-08-283.81237.85-121.76
32.11969-03-133.8N/A38.03-121.85
38.11970-05-263.8437.8-121.95
41.31961-11-173.8N/A37.97-122.03
42.11977-06-043.82638.2-121.97
47.21978-08-293.8737.35-121.72
47.31978-05-113.8337.37-121.76
48.01983-06-043.8637.72-122.11
48.41984-12-283.8637.33-121.72
27.31966-02-103.7N/A37.89-121.77
29.21980-02-213.7637.66-121.68
34.21976-07-133.71038.09-121.87
34.71977-10-133.71037.47-121.03
38.81965-06-283.7N/A37.52-121.75
38.91979-07-103.71737.86-121.98
43.31979-06-173.71638.1-122.04
44.91948-07-203.7N/A37.45-121.82
46.41978-05-113.7437.38-121.75
46.61959-06-113.7N/A37.33-121.65
49.31977-09-053.7838.19-122.12
49.91966-06-063.7N/A37.32-121.75
27.91980-01-293.6937.79-121.75
33.21942-08-143.6N/A37.98-121.88
37.01948-01-313.6N/A37.97-121.95
38.11970-08-313.6838.1-121.94
45.81979-01-113.6137.39-121.75
46.91973-12-293.6737.4-121.8
47.41943-11-163.6N/A37.78-122.12
47.61983-10-233.6737.33-121.69
47.81984-10-313.6837.31-121.65
49.91983-05-193.6637.33-121.77
24.71976-09-053.5937.6-121.43
27.31966-07-193.5N/A37.65-121.62
28.11979-02-213.51237.83-121.77
30.01980-01-243.5937.84-121.81
32.91983-06-053.51338.01-121.87
37.41970-05-263.5437.81-121.94
37.61970-05-293.5737.8-121.94
38.31985-09-243.5837.49-121.69
39.11943-09-263.5N/A37.5-121.73
39.61977-06-173.52238.18-121.93
39.91977-07-193.5238.05-121.99
43.71976-07-073.51037.44-121.77
44.81961-10-193.5N/A37.42-121.77
46.11962-04-073.5N/A37.37-121.72
46.71984-07-313.5637.38-121.76
47.71954-02-083.5N/A37.8-122.13
47.91977-12-123.5737.33-121.7
49.01980-12-313.51037.7-122.12
49.21979-08-133.5937.86-122.17
49.41984-05-173.5637.3-121.69

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Stockton Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
24.71953-04-27237°39'N / 121°00'W003K0Stanislaus


* 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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