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Tahuya, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #180

Tahuya, WA
3.44
Washington
4.04
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, #494

Tahuya, WA
0.0030
Washington
0.0135
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, #483

Tahuya, WA
6.19
Washington
9.06
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 161 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Tahuya, WA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:15Hail:7Heat:0Heavy Snow:8
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:11
Thunderstorm Winds:6Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:1
Other:112 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Tahuya, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
71.1RainierUS-Washington, United States46.87-121.7584392StratovolcanoDendrochronologyLast known eruption 1800-1899
94.7St. HelensUS-Washington, United States46.2-122.182549StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 33 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Tahuya, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
27.61949-04-137N/A47.25-122.5
33.51965-04-296.5N/A47.4-122.3
11.41946-02-155.8N/A47.3-122.9
24.31946-02-155.8N/A47.5-122.5
19.61939-11-135.3N/A47.4-122.6
5.51976-09-084.84847.38-123.08
14.31978-03-114.82547.42-122.71
28.91965-10-234.8N/A47.5-122.4
46.21967-05-254.5N/A48.1-122.8
28.41967-03-074.4N/A47.8-122.7
38.11971-12-284.42747.58-122.22
12.11983-10-314.34547.35-123.23
26.41968-09-064.3N/A47.8-122.8
13.81978-03-314.22347.42-122.72
30.41970-10-244.22547.3-122.4
35.51983-08-284.25047.95-122.86
46.01964-10-154.1N/A47.7-122.1
9.81975-04-164N/A47.57-122.91
29.51968-06-194N/A47.2-122.5
30.51975-04-234N/A47.08-122.65
42.41978-03-0545748.06-123
37.61970-02-103.93347.7-122.3
27.61971-01-143.83047.4-123.6
48.11974-05-163.85448.14-122.92
20.01985-02-283.74747.49-122.59
34.11966-06-113.7N/A47.83-122.55
43.81981-11-123.72647.94-122.42
14.81984-06-023.62147.42-122.7
15.01969-11-283.5N/A47.4-122.7
17.81973-02-223.52047.2-122.9
19.81985-03-183.55347.34-122.62
23.11981-11-263.52247.65-122.62
36.81980-06-083.54847.98-123.01

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Tahuya, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
31.01969-12-12347°30'N / 122°24'W47°32'N / 122°19'W3.80 Miles100 Yards01250K0King


* 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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