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The chance of earthquake damage in Ventura County is much lower than California average and is much higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ventura County 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, #19

Ventura County
12.01
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, #51

Ventura County
0.0000
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, #28

Ventura County
9.50
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 937 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ventura County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:3Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:301Hail:71Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:5Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:20
Thunderstorm Winds:116Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:82Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:337 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ventura County.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 191 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ventura County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
44.51952-07-217.7N/A35-119.05
44.51952-07-117.7N/A35-119.05
44.71952-07-217.7N/A35-119.03
41.91971-02-096.4834.41-118.4
38.21925-06-296.3N/A34.3-119.8
39.61916-10-236N/A34.9-118.9
19.41973-02-215.9834.1-119
25.61941-07-015.91634.33-119.58
44.71954-01-125.9N/A35-119.02
33.51978-08-135.71234.37-119.72
47.51952-07-235.4N/A35-118.83
41.91971-02-095.3834.41-118.4
44.01930-08-315.3N/A33.9-118.6
47.61981-09-045.3533.67-119.11
36.31968-07-055.2N/A34.12-119.7
37.11941-09-215.21634.87-118.93
38.31941-09-215.21634.87-118.87
39.11971-02-095.2634.31-118.45
42.11941-09-215.21634.87-118.73
47.51952-07-235.2N/A35-118.83
38.31979-01-015.11133.95-118.68
43.81954-05-235.1N/A34.98-118.98
40.41961-11-155N/A34.93-118.98
40.41963-03-015N/A34.93-118.98
36.81954-08-264.8N/A33.92-119.5
37.81977-08-124.81034.38-118.47
44.71953-05-254.8N/A35-119.02
45.81971-02-094.81434.34-118.33
18.01957-03-184.7N/A34.1-119.17
18.31950-02-264.71634.62-119.08
19.81958-07-144.71634.35-119.48
25.21948-04-164.71634.02-118.97
32.41973-08-064.71334-119.5
39.61971-02-214.7734.4-118.44
24.81984-10-264.61334.02-118.99
26.41976-04-084.61534.35-118.67
34.01956-02-074.6N/A34.58-118.6
35.31971-03-314.6234.29-118.52
49.81981-10-234.6633.64-119.06
25.61941-07-124.51634.33-119.58
25.61941-09-084.51634.33-119.58
25.61941-07-014.51634.33-119.58
30.51965-07-164.5N/A34.4-118.6
33.21968-06-294.5N/A34.25-119.7
37.51968-07-074.5N/A34.17-119.75
38.41971-03-074.5334.35-118.46
39.61954-02-104.5N/A34.93-119.07
40.11971-02-214.5734.39-118.43
41.51971-02-104.5634.43-118.41
42.81979-10-174.5633.9-118.63
45.71981-11-104.5335.02-119.14
49.21954-02-244.5N/A35.07-119.07
9.81954-11-174.4N/A34.5-119.13
25.31968-06-294.4N/A34.26-119.56
32.01972-07-274.4834.78-118.9
46.31978-06-164.4535.03-119.13
46.41954-01-134.4N/A35.03-119.1
46.41954-02-074.4N/A35.03-119.1
46.41950-12-144.41635.03-119.1
32.41965-08-134.3N/A34.4-119.7
39.81933-06-264.3N/A34.33-119.83
40.71971-02-104.31034.4-118.42
45.91971-02-104.3534.41-118.33
14.91984-06-124.21234.54-118.99
19.01950-08-224.21634.15-119.35
23.51982-04-134.21734.05-118.96
32.11971-04-154.2434.27-118.58
34.11965-12-114.2N/A34.7-118.7
37.21971-03-254.2534.36-118.48
40.71971-02-094.2134.46-118.43
40.81971-04-014.2734.41-118.42
41.31977-09-244.2534.47-118.42
45.01981-11-104.2935.01-119.18
30.41968-06-294.1N/A34.25-119.65
38.61971-03-304.1334.3-118.46
38.71979-01-014.1233.95-118.67
45.81971-02-094.11134.34-118.33
5.51985-04-0342834.38-119.04
25.61941-09-2541634.33-119.58
25.91973-02-2241734-119
26.81968-06-294N/A34.24-119.58
27.61950-01-2441634.67-118.83
28.21968-07-314N/A34.25-119.61
29.31968-07-084N/A34.25-119.63
31.71978-05-234533.9-119.17
32.31962-09-164N/A34.48-119.68
32.81982-12-304N/A33.96-118.82
33.41968-06-264N/A34.21-119.69
34.11968-06-294N/A34.18-119.69
34.81971-04-024334.28-118.53
34.91971-06-214434.27-118.53
36.01968-07-054N/A34.19-119.73
38.51968-07-054N/A34.07-119.71
38.61964-08-304N/A34.25-118.47
38.81963-01-094N/A34.92-119.1
40.91958-11-1641534.5-119.83
41.81971-02-0941234.36-118.4
46.41971-04-254234.37-118.32
47.51971-02-104134.37-118.3
10.01950-06-083.91634.25-119.25
22.71948-09-033.91634.33-119.53
27.01981-06-123.91534.36-118.66
36.91971-02-093.9734.3-118.49
37.61964-05-243.9N/A34.9-119.2
37.81971-02-093.9734.35-118.47
40.11971-03-073.9534.38-118.43
40.11963-04-123.9N/A34.92-118.95
41.11958-01-133.91434.95-119.05
41.91971-02-153.91334.47-118.41
43.51981-09-113.9633.73-119.19
43.91976-10-173.91534.45-118.37
45.21981-07-293.9133.8-118.72
45.51981-12-143.9533.7-119.15
6.91962-04-193.8N/A34.3-119.23
19.91982-10-243.81434.08-119.22
27.91984-04-223.81434.24-119.6
28.41961-11-133.8N/A34.02-118.85
32.81968-06-263.8N/A34.21-119.68
35.81971-02-143.8134.3-118.51
40.41972-02-253.81334.43-118.43
40.71976-11-223.8233.95-118.62
41.91971-02-093.8834.41-118.4
46.21954-04-063.8N/A34.98-118.83
49.11967-08-133.8N/A34.43-119.99
20.91958-10-033.71634.37-119.5
25.91973-03-173.7834-119
31.31964-02-083.7N/A34.2-118.62
31.91968-07-053.7N/A34.26-119.68
34.51971-02-203.7634.26-118.54
35.71979-01-153.71033.97-118.72
36.21973-01-273.7834.4-118.5
37.51979-03-053.71333.95-118.7
37.51979-01-023.7633.95-118.7
37.81971-03-283.7634.36-118.47
39.71979-01-013.7633.93-118.67
40.21972-02-023.71234.41-118.43
42.31947-10-133.7N/A33.85-118.72
45.31981-07-303.7233.79-118.74
47.61973-08-203.7834.4-118.3
47.71978-05-013.7534.37-119.97
11.71970-08-263.6834.21-119.23
15.71973-09-043.6834.3-119.4
26.71968-07-313.6N/A34.22-119.57
28.81978-10-293.6334.32-118.63
29.01968-07-083.6N/A34.27-119.63
29.11968-07-303.6N/A34.26-119.63
33.01968-07-103.6N/A34.18-119.67
34.01978-09-243.6434.38-119.73
34.71968-07-083.6N/A34.07-119.63
36.31978-09-123.6634.38-119.77
37.01983-01-283.61333.94-118.73
38.41969-06-223.6N/A33.92-118.72
39.71966-12-263.6N/A33.99-118.6
40.81972-10-213.6934.41-118.42
41.31972-02-083.6934.4-118.41
41.91973-09-243.6834.4-118.4
42.11971-05-013.6534.43-118.4
42.41982-02-023.61033.75-119.23
44.91981-07-303.6833.8-118.73
8.01984-02-073.5N/A34.31-119.26
25.21948-04-173.51634.02-118.97
25.61941-09-093.51634.33-119.58
25.71941-02-113.51634.27-119.57
25.91973-03-163.5834-119
25.91973-03-053.5834-119
27.61951-03-263.51634.62-119.5
28.81984-04-213.51234.25-119.62
29.21968-06-293.5N/A34.23-119.62
29.91984-04-253.51234.25-119.64
32.41968-07-053.5N/A34.23-119.68
32.61968-10-153.5N/A34.22-119.68
32.71971-12-133.5834.78-118.87
33.11981-02-273.51634.17-118.6
33.61968-07-053.5N/A34.26-119.71
33.81941-02-083.51634.55-119.68
34.01979-02-153.5534.27-119.72
34.21971-02-163.51334.29-118.54
34.41983-04-163.5634.35-118.53
34.51968-07-023.5N/A34.21-119.71
35.01941-02-203.51634.52-118.55
38.21978-08-163.51134.41-119.8
39.01971-02-213.5634.4-118.45
40.21971-12-243.5834.41-118.43
41.71943-08-273.51634.43-119.86
41.91973-02-053.5834.4-118.4
41.91971-02-093.5834.41-118.4
42.41971-06-013.51734.37-118.39
44.11971-02-253.5234.34-118.36
45.91971-02-243.5334.4-118.33
46.91971-02-173.5534.36-118.31
48.41970-03-013.5833.98-118.42

Historical Tornado Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
40.81982-11-09234°11'N / 118°27'W1.00 Mile150 Yards002.5M0Los Angeles


* 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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