Today’s Earthquake Fact
The New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ) is the most active seismic area in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. The NMSZ is located in southeastern Missouri, northeastern Arkansas, western Tennessee, western Kentucky and southern Illinois. Southwestern Indiana and northwestern Mississippi are also close enough to receive significant shaking from large earthquakes occurring in the NMSZ.
Today in Earthquake History
October 23, 1992
M 5.2, Morocco – The epicenter was located about 70 kilometers south of Er-Rachida and 390 kilometers southeast of Rabat. There was damage and at least two people were killed… Read More