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Earthquakes in the Midwest

Earthquakes in the Midwest

Three massive earthquakes struck the American Midwest in 1811-12. Could it happen again?

arrow Find the Fault

In this seismic image, see if you can locate a frightening new fault just discovered beneath the Mississippi River.

arrow Ask the Expert

Geophysicist Beatrice Magnani answers questions about the New Madrid Seismic Zone and its deadly potential.