Latest New Madrid Stories

Airplane Scans New Madrid For Geological Activity
2013-07-10 09:36:18

Folks living near the New Madrid seismic zone should expect to see a low-flying, red-and-white Cessna today. Do not be alarmed, U.S. Geological Survey officials announced.

2011-04-08 15:43:37

This tip sheet highlights presentations at the upcoming international meeting of SSA, which is an international scientific society devoted to the advancement of seismology and its applications in understanding and mitigating earthquake hazards and in imaging the structure of the Earth.

2011-02-08 23:23:55

This December marks the bicentennial of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-12, which are the biggest earthquakes known to have occurred in the central U.S.

2010-07-29 07:20:00

Researchers said on Wednesday that the risk of earthquakes in the US Midwest may be more widespread than geologists had previously thought.

2009-03-13 14:04:16


2009-03-13 13:10:20

The New Madrid fault system does not behave as earthquake hazard models assume and may be in the process of shutting down, a new study shows.

2009-02-13 16:53:00

ISSUES 2009 EARNINGS GUIDANCE REDUCES DIVIDEND RATE - 2008 Earnings in Line with Previous Guidance - Announces 2009 Guidance Range of GAAP $2.68 to $3.08 and Core (non-GAAP) $2.75 to $3.15 Earnings per Share - Common Dividend Reduced to $1.54 per Share Annualized Rate - Company Reaffirms Commitment to Strategy of Investing in Energy Infrastructure - Current Available Liquidity Remains Solid at Approximately $1.3 Billion - Analyst Conference Call Tuesday, Feb.

2008-04-21 00:20:00

Although the fault zones beneath the Mississippi River Valley have produced some of the country’s largest modern earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains, scientists acknowledge they don’t yet fully understand the Midwestern seismic zone that caused Friday’s earthquake in southern Illinois.

2005-06-23 21:50:41

The New Madrid seismic zone remains under enough strain to unleash devastating earthquakes, University of Memphis researchers say.

2005-06-03 07:06:04

The temblor felt across northwest Tennessee on Thursday caused little damage, but it was strong enough to remind people they live in one of the country's most active earthquake zones.

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