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Wildwood Crest, NJ Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Wildwood Crest is lower than New Jersey average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Wildwood Crest is lower than New Jersey average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #761

Wildwood Crest, NJ
0.06
New Jersey
0.80
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, #1

Wildwood Crest, NJ
0.0000
New Jersey
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, #757

Wildwood Crest, NJ
32.23
New Jersey
88.59
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 1,322 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Wildwood Crest, NJ were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:104Hail:142Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:6
Thunderstorm Winds:686Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:11Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:371 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Wildwood Crest, NJ.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Wildwood Crest, NJ.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Wildwood Crest, NJ.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 12 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Wildwood Crest, NJ.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
10.01971-08-27238°55'N / 74°56'W39°19'N / 74°47'W28.70 Miles40 Yards00250K0Cape May
19.21956-05-06239°15'N / 74°50'W0.20 Mile40 Yards0025K0Cape May
29.41987-07-21239°21'N / 74°35'W0.50 Mile100 Yards033K0Atlantic
31.71955-08-12238°32'N / 75°04'W38°33'N / 75°01'W2.70 Miles133 Yards013K0Sussex
34.01977-06-09239°02'N / 75°28'W0.20 Mile40 Yards01250K0Kent
34.21970-11-04239°22'N / 74°27'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Atlantic
34.31992-07-31239°01'N / 75°31'W39°02'N / 75°26'W4.00 Miles20 Yards00250K0Kent
36.81990-05-10239°29'N / 75°02'W0.50 Mile200 Yards00250K0Cumberland
40.11967-01-27239°01'N / 75°35'W0.50 Mile50 Yards07250K0Kent
41.71975-07-13239°30'N / 75°13'W1.50 Miles77 Yards0025.0M0Cumberland
41.81984-07-18238°48'N / 75°35'W1.50 Miles80 Yards0025K0Sussex
48.91983-07-21239°10'N / 75°43'W1.00 Mile20 Yards29250K0Kent


* 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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