West Point, CA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in West Point is much lower than California average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in West Point is lower than California average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #1737
|West Point, CA||1.39|
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, #550
|West Point, CA||0.0063|
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, #1307
|West Point, CA||4.51|
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 134 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of West Point, CA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||25||Hail:||22||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||0|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||12||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||5||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
A total of 5 volcanoes are found in or near West Point, CA.
|Distance (miles)||Name||Region||Latitude||Longitude||Elevation (foot)||Type||Status||Last Eruption|
|80.1||Steamboat Springs||US-Nevada, United States||39.375||-119.72||1415||Lava dome||Pleistocene-Fumarol||Quaternary eruption(s) with the only known Holocene activity being hydrothermal|
|86.4||Mono Lake Volc Field||US-California, United States||38||-119.03||2121||Cinder cone||Tephrochronology||Last known eruption 1700-1799|
|91.0||Mono Craters||US-California, United States||37.88||-119||2796||Lava dome||Radiocarbon||Last known eruption A.D. 1-1499|
|96.0||Inyo Craters||US-California, United States||37.692||-119.02||2629||Lava dome||Radiocarbon||Last known eruption A.D. 1-1499|
|98.9||Red Cones||US-California, United States||37.58||-119.05||2748||Cinder cone||Holocene||Undated, but probable Holocene eruption|
Historical Earthquake Events
A total of 8 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near West Point, CA.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
Historical Tornado Events
No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near West Point, CA.
No historical earthquake events found in or near West Point, CA.
* 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.