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Vale, OR Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #334

Vale, OR
0.05
Oregon
0.62
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, #320

Vale, OR
0.0060
Oregon
0.0291
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, #116

Vale, OR
10.91
Oregon
8.38
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 290 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Vale, OR were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:8Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:31Hail:60Heat:0Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:145Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:12Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:29 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 4 volcanoes are found in or near Vale, OR.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
66.5Jordan CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.03-117.421473Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
73.5Saddle ButteUS-Oregon, United States43-117.81700Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
96.7Jackies ButteUS-Oregon, United States42.606-117.5891420Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
97.1Diamond CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.1-118.751435Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Vale, OR.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
44.01978-04-033.6544.05-116.36

Historical Tornado Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Vale, OR.


* 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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