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West Goshen, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in West Goshen is much lower than California average and is higher than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in West Goshen 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, #1425

West Goshen, CA
3.07
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, #515

West Goshen, CA
0.0069
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, #287

West Goshen, CA
23.19
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 559 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of West Goshen, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:2Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:40Hail:108Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:64Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:41Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:298 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 5 volcanoes are found in or near West Goshen, CA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
62.9Golden Trout CreekUS-California, United States36.358-118.322886Volcanic fieldTephrochronologyLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
87.8Red ConesUS-California, United States37.58-119.052748Cinder coneHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption
93.5Coso Volc FieldUS-California, United States36.03-117.822400Lava domeHoloceneUnknown
95.7Inyo CratersUS-California, United States37.692-119.022629Lava domeRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
98.6Long ValleyUS-California, United States37.7-118.873390CalderaPleistocene-FumarolQuaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 55 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near West Goshen, CA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
48.51983-05-026.71036.23-120.31
40.71985-08-045.91136.13-120.13
45.71983-09-095.4736.23-120.26
47.71983-05-095.31236.25-120.3
48.61983-05-035.1836.27-120.32
42.81976-01-144.9536.11-120.16
47.61965-09-194.9N/A35.9-120.1
47.81983-05-094.91236.24-120.3
40.71980-09-244.8836.24-120.17
47.81983-05-034.8836.24-120.3
49.81983-05-034.8836.21-120.33
47.81983-05-034.71036.14-120.27
49.31983-05-044.7536.26-120.33
49.41983-05-244.7936.25-120.33
40.21948-02-114.61236.1-118.8
42.41950-04-154.61635.75-119.62
45.21983-05-034.5736.14-120.22
47.21983-05-124.51136.17-120.27
37.71985-08-054.4836.11-120.06
40.41985-08-044.41236.02-120.05
44.31985-08-074.41135.99-120.11
47.91985-05-114.4936.16-120.28
48.51984-02-194.41036.28-120.32
48.81984-05-084.4836.17-120.3
40.11983-08-124.3936.18-120.14
46.71983-12-214.31136.08-120.22
48.71985-01-034.31036.18-120.3
17.61973-09-154.21836.6-119.4
43.91983-05-224.21036.15-120.2
44.71983-06-074.21236.16-120.22
47.61983-07-184.21136.18-120.28
37.71967-04-064.1N/A36.2-118.8
45.61985-10-084.11136.17-120.24
48.51984-04-244.11036.16-120.29
39.71947-07-144N/A35.91-119.91
46.71983-09-094636.24-120.28
48.61983-07-144736.22-120.31
49.11983-06-1241436.13-120.29
44.11983-09-093.9836.23-120.23
45.61979-01-073.9436.1-120.21
47.41985-06-143.9936.16-120.27
35.91984-09-073.7536.09-120.01
42.51984-08-163.7736.19-120.19
46.91972-03-313.7236.86-120.01
47.11985-04-093.7936.21-120.28
48.81983-07-223.7736.35-120.33
49.11983-07-173.71236.28-120.33
47.91985-07-243.6936.19-120.29
17.41969-06-193.5N/A36.12-119.58
23.71957-06-053.5N/A36.3-119.03
25.61941-11-123.51636.42-119
39.81964-12-233.5N/A36.8-119.9
44.81985-07-023.52336.98-119.64
46.51976-01-153.5736.15-120.25
48.01977-12-293.5836.86-120.04

Historical Tornado Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.31980-04-05236°19'N / 119°33'W36°17'N / 119°27'W6.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Tulare
9.71980-04-05236°22'N / 119°42'W36°19'N / 119°33'W8.90 Miles10 Yards01250K0Kings
36.61962-03-22236°48'N / 119°48'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Fresno


* 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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