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New Madrid Fault Information

Map: Recent Earthquakes in Central US (Including WV & OH)

Map: Earthquakes in the USA - Past 7 Days

List: Earthquakes in the USA - Past 7 days

Magnitude 1 and greater earthquakes catalogued in the last week (168 hours) for the ANSS US map area. (Some early events may be obscured by later ones on the maps.) Earthquakes with M3+ are shown in bold, with M4.5+ in red.

The most recent earthquakes are at the top of the list. Times are in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Click on the word "map" to see a two-degree tall map displaying the earthquake. Click on an event's "DATE" to get a detailed report.


How do I prepare?

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country Handbooks
(free download from USGS)

Contents

Introduction

Why Should I Care?—The Central United States Is Your Home

Why Should I Prepare?—Big Quakes Will Affect You

What Should I Do?—Follow the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

What Else Should I Know?—Online Resources

References

Glossary

Online Resources

Earthquake Hazard in the New Madrid Seismic Zone Remains a Concern
(USGS Fact Sheet 2009-3071 with free download)

Earthquakes In and Near the Northeastern United States, 1638-1998
(U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 0006-01 - free download)

Earthquake Hazard in the Heart of the Homeland
(USGS Fact Sheet 2006–3125 - free download)

New Madrid Fault Line in Focus (Fox News video)
May 2, 2011: Geologist on concerns about fault line in central U.S.


A quake just happened…

earthquake epicenter

Real-time earthquake maps and lists

Did You Feel It? Report it here.

Earthquake FAQs

I want to learn more about earthquakes

What has happened here in the past?

Info by State

Info by Country/Region

Quick Tips from FEMA

What to do before an earthquake (FEMA)

What do to during an earthquake (FEMA)

What to do after an earthquake (FEMA)

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

Preparedness FAQs

More links to earthquake preparedness information and response agencies

West Virginia Earthquake Information

New Madrid Fault Information

 
   

Last updated Wednesday January 11, 2012 03:08 PM

 
 

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