The massive earthquake in Nepal on Saturday has raised concerns of what would happen if a major quake would hit the New Madrid Fault.
Two Missouri brothers and another from Florida are stranded but safe after a deadly weekend earthquake rocked portions of Nepal during the siblings’ “bucket list” quest to scale Mount Everest, the brothers’ mother said.
Dan Nash of Springfield was climbing the 27,000 foot high Cho Oyo mountain when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck.
No damage is reported from a magnitude 3.6 earthquake centered in the Bootheel region of Southeast Missouri.
Business owners are given tips to quake-proof for possible sequel.
Nearly 202 years ago a massive earthquake struck the New Madrid fault causing widespread destruction.
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Dr. J. David Rogers says the phenomenon is nothing new and can be traced back to the Paleozoic Era, beginning roughly 541 million years ago.
According to the US Geological Survey, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Southern Illinois, just north of Cairo Thursday.
New research by the U.S. Geological Society suggests that while the New Madrid Seismic Zone hasn’t produced a major earthquake in more than 200 years, the risk remains.