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Recent Earthquakes in the Central and Eastern U.S. Map

Recent Earthquakes in the Central and Eastern U.S.

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Public Forum on Lessons Learned from the 2009 Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake, October 17, 2013

The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), in partnership with several local, national, and international disaster experts, hosted a public forum on Building Resiliency in the Face of the Earthquake Risk on the campus of the University of Memphis on Thursday, October 17, 2013. The purpose of this event was to help increase earthquake awareness and preparedness efforts among those living and working in the central U.S. and to explain vulnerabilities that may impact post-earthquake recovery for communities affected by the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ).
View the recorded proceedings here....

Shakeout Drills
On October 17, 2013, the Barbara K. Lipman School for Early Development participated in the Great Central U.S. Shakeout event. Lipman School Principal Sandra Turner and Central US Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) Executive Director Jim Wilkinson describe the event and why it is important for young children to learn about emergency preparedness and safety. Click here....

Award-Winning Documentary by CERI
New Madrid: The Earthquakes of 1811-1812

Old New Madrid Town

Old New Madrid Town Map

This Week in New Madrid History: A blog by CERI historian Kent Moran, PhD.

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