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White Hills, AZ Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #55

White Hills, AZ
0.31
Arizona
0.13
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, #165

White Hills, AZ
0.0014
Arizona
0.0015
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, #277

White Hills, AZ
4.69
Arizona
22.18
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 440 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of White Hills, AZ were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:165Hail:53Heat:2Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:3
Thunderstorm Winds:153Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:0
Other:58 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near White Hills, AZ.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
84.1Uinkaret FieldUS-Arizona, United States36.38-113.131555Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, 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 White Hills, AZ.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
25.51964-09-234.4N/A35.9-114.8
33.81963-03-254.3N/A36-114.9
14.51942-08-1141635.82-114.63
24.31983-02-233.9535.97-114.71
25.41965-05-033.9N/A36-114.7
25.51965-05-153.8N/A35.9-114.8
31.51982-12-073.7536.02-114.83
22.11941-03-223.5N/A36-114.6

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near White Hills, AZ.

No historical earthquake events found in or near White Hills, AZ.


* 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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