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West Barnstable, MA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in West Barnstable is lower than Massachusetts average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in West Barnstable is much lower than Massachusetts average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #463

West Barnstable, MA
0.19
Massachusetts
0.70
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

West Barnstable, MA
0.0000
Massachusetts
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, #532

West Barnstable, MA
12.64
Massachusetts
87.60
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 858 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of West Barnstable, MA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:99Hail:143Heat:2Heavy Snow:33
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:177
Thunderstorm Winds:204Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:0Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:0
Other:183 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near West Barnstable, MA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near West Barnstable, MA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near West Barnstable, MA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near West Barnstable, MA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
25.51951-12-18241°22'N / 70°32'W000K0Dukes
29.61970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
33.61967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth


* 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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