New Madrid (United States)

Type: City
Name: New Madrid (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.586399
Longitude: -89.527901
population: 3,154
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

USGS shakes up earthquake maps

Geodata By Jul 25, 2014Eastern and Midwestern states face greater earthquake damage potential that previously thought, according to new data added to the U.S. Geological Survey's seismic hazard maps.The USGS recently updated the U.S. National Seismic ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

USGS updates National Seismic Hazard Maps

The U.S. Geological Service recently released an update of U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps that reflect the latest analysis of where future earthquakes will occur, how frequently they may occur, and their strength.While all states have some potential ... [Published Building Design Construction - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why is Wal-Mart preparing for a major earthquake on The New Madrid Fault?

© End of American DreamBuried in a Wall Street Journal article from about a week ago was a startling piece of information. According to a Wal-Mart executive, Wal-Mart " participated in an exercise to prepare for an earthquake on the New Madrid fault line ... [Published Sott.net - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Updating information about U.S. regional earthquake hazards

Earthquakes Published 22 July 2014The USGS recently updated their U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps, which reflect the best and most current understanding of where future earthquakes will occur, how often they will occur, and how hard the ground will ... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

New map reveals Tri-States is at higher risk for earthquakes

HANNIBAL, Mo. (WGEM) - Are you prepared in case the Tri-States experiences an earthquake?New maps just released by the United States Geological Survey reveal that much of the U.S. is at a higher risk for earthquakes than previously thought.Marion County ... [Published WGEM.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Idaho is among areas under growing quake risk

The U.S. Geological Survey on Thursday updated its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008, taking into account research from the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami off the Japanese coast and the surprise 2011 Virginia temblor ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

16 U.S. states at high risk of damaging earthquakes -USGS

10:10pm BSTJuly 18 (Reuters) - Sixteen states are at high risk of damaging earthquakes over the next 50 years and certain areas of the United States face a higher threat of temblors than previously thought, a federal geological survey agency said.The ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

New Earthquake Study Updates Mid-South Earthquake Possibilities

MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com) - The Mid-South is home to an area of the United States prone to earthquakes.It's called the New Madrid Seismic Zone.The United States geological survey just released a new map outlying the area.The new map is a result of ... [Published My Eyewitness News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Official: Manual being written for spillway

TIPTONVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee wildlife official says an operating manual is being drawn up for a new spillway on Reelfoot Lake before operation of the project is turned over to the federal government.Tennessee Wildlife Refuge Agency spokesman David ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Conservation workshops to review programs, assistance

A series of conservation workshops will be held for landowners and managers to highlight changes in U.S. Farm Bill programs, along with information about other opportunities.Regional workshops will be hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation ... [Published South East Missourian - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Earthquakes Common East, West Of Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas sits almost exactly between two of the most seismically active regions of the country, and seismologists say the risk of a significant earthquake is growing.About 200 miles west is central Oklahoma, where geologists said the rate of ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Benefit Employees and Employers Participating in Shared Work Program

Targeted News ServiceJEFFERSON CITY, Mo., June 27 -- Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., issued the following news release:Gov. Jay Nixon today signed into law a bill that benefits both employees and employers participating in a shared work program. A shared work ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 28 2014]

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"With an understanding of potential ground shaking levels, various risk analyses can be calculated by considering factors like population levels, building exposure and building construction practices" USGS said
...7 earthquake would cause incredible amounts of damage. The study concluded that "nearly 750,000 buildings would be damaged, 3,000 bridges would potentially collapse, 400,000 breaks and leaks to local pipelines and $300 billion in direct damage and $600 billion in indirect losses would occur."
Begich went on to say that "just because (Alaska Native Corporations) have seen economic growth and success, as they were intended to do, doesn't mean they deserve this type of targeted attack from a sitting senator who simply refuses to try and understand the history and culture of a great state like Alaska."
"We're not running around hollering the sky is falling, preaching doomsday or anything else," Hark said. "We're just saying have something to help preserve you and your family during a time of a crisis until help can get to you."

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Tenn. joins states with highest risk for earthq... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - 23 hours ago]
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Reports Secon... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Jul 25 2014]
USGS shakes up earthquake maps [Published Federal Computer Week - Jul 25 2014]
Why is Wal-Mart preparing for a major earthquak... [Published Sott.net - Jul 24 2014]
USGS updates National Seismic Hazard Maps [Published Building Design Construction - Jul 23 2014]
In-party fight pits McCaskill against fellow De... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 23 2014]
Updating information about U.S. regional earthq... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - Jul 22 2014]
Heartland road projects for 7/21 [Published KFVS12 - Jul 21 2014]
New map reveals Tri-States is at higher risk fo... [Published WGEM.com - Jul 21 2014]
Idaho is among areas under growing quake risk [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 19 2014]
New Earthquake Study Updates Mid-South Earthqua... [Published My Eyewitness News - Jul 19 2014]
16 U.S. states at high risk of damaging earthqu... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 18 2014]
Earthquake map: 42 states stand 'reasonable cha... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 18 2014]
Nearly Every State Is at Risk of a Damaging Ear... [Published Emergency Management - Jul 18 2014]
Earthquake Risk Grows in Midwest, East [Published Value Walk - Jul 18 2014]
New maps update earthquake hazards [Published Central Valley Business Times - Jul 18 2014]
Official: Manual being written for spillway [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 18 2014]
Maps Provide New Insight On Earthquake Hazards [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 18 2014]
U.S. Earthquake Risks Upgraded [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
Heartland road projects for 7/17 [Published KFVS12 - Jul 16 2014]
Conservation workshops to review programs, assi... [Published South East Missourian - Jul 14 2014]
Earthquakes Common East, West Of Northwest Arka... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 13 2014]
Best Bets for July 10 - July 16 [Published Times Daily - Jul 09 2014]
Heartland road projects for 7/9 [Published KFVS12 - Jul 08 2014]
Heartland road construction projects for 7/6 [Published KFVS12 - Jul 05 2014]
Heartland road construction projects for 7/4 [Published KFVS12 - Jul 03 2014]
Heartland road construction projects for 7/1 [Published KFVS12 - Jul 01 2014]
Gov. Nixon Signs Bill to Benefit Employees and ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 28 2014]
Lifeliners support humanitarian training [Published Fort Campbell Courier - Jun 27 2014]
Ride The Fault Line Bike Tour Visits Piggott [Published Clay County Democrat - Jun 27 2014]
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