Earthquake hazard in the New Madrid seismic zone remains a concern
GPS measurements made since 1996 seem to show this earthquake-prone area slowing down. Is it time to relax? Scientists who studied these data in detail say no, and this fact sheet explains why.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3071
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Alexander, Ballard, Carlisle, Dunklin, Dyer, Fulton, Hickman, Lake, Lauderdale, Mississippi, Mississippi, New Madrid, Obion, Pemiscot, Pulaski, Scott, Stoddard, Tipton
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