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A geologic study warns the New Madrid Fault Line in the central U.S. could still be active. (Getty Images)

The New Madrid Fault: The Last Big Quake

Nearly 202 years ago a massive earthquake struck the New Madrid fault causing widespread destruction.

02/06/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after he scores a 31-yard touchdown run against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Seahawks Fans Cause Earthquake

NFC West champs have one of the loudest stadiums in the NFL, and proved it on Saturday.

01/12/2014

A 15 ft. deep sinkhole opened up in the surface of Chouteau in the 2100 block, right across from St. Louis Cremation in September, 2011.

Expert: Mississippi River, Tributaries Compound Area Sinkhole Problem

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.

12/02/2013

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2.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern Illinois Near Mound City

According to the US Geological Survey, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Southern Illinois, just north of Cairo Thursday.

11/15/2013

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New Technology Offers Clues Into New Madrid Fault

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.

10/07/2013

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Threat of New Madrid Earthquake Remains

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.

10/06/2013

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USGS Studying New Madrid Seismic Zone

The U.S. Geological Survey plans to begin conducting low-level flights across sections of Missouri, Arkansas and Tennessee this week.

07/09/2013

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Small Earthquake Recorded In Missouri Bootheel

The epicenter was one mile east of Hayward, Missouri and about four miles southeast of Portageville, Missouri around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night.

04/03/2013

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Damage Reported from Small Quake in Southern Illinois

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.7-magnitude temblor was shortly before 1 a.m. Monday east and northeast of Benton.

03/11/2013

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Missouri Officials Prepare For The Rare And Unforeseeable

In the predawn hours of December 16, 1811, the first in a series of tremors which would last months awoke residents of New Madrid in southeast Missouri.

02/05/2013

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