Weather Lehigh County
Air Quality Lehigh County
Tornado Activity Lehigh County
28 tornadoes have struck the Lehigh County since 1950. This is when the National Weather Service records for Warren, Northampton and Lehigh counties were created. Below is a listing of all tornadoes recorded in these three counties. If one happens again, safety tips are given.
Although most were not noticeable or short-lived, some caused serious damage. They have spread to cities, mountains, and even fields.
Earthquake Activity Lehigh County
Lehigh County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI – VII) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from Lehigh County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV – V) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 262.3 miles away from Lehigh County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 285.5 miles away from the county center