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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.

by Frankel, Arthur D.; Applegate, David; Tuttle, M. P.; and Williams, Robert A.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3071
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Earthquake preparedness, Earthquake probabilities, Earthquakes, Hazards, Seismology, Fault zones
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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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