Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

Arkansas Earthquake Center News - October 1998

Recent Earthquakes

On Saturday, September 5, 1998, a small earthquake measuring about 2.2 magnitude occured about 21.8 kilometers west of Osceola, AR.

On Sunday, September 6, 1998, a small 2.3 magnitude quake occured about 15.7 kilometers north of Newbern, TN.

On Sunday, September 14, 1998, a small 1.8 magnitude earthquake occurred about 5.89 kilometers west of New Madrid, MO.

On Thursday, September 17, 1998, a larger 2.1 magnitude event occurred about 1.5 miles east of Sikeston, MO.

There were no immediate reports of damage from any of the above mentioned earthquakes.

Map of Central U.S. Earthquakes

Map of US / Canada Earthquakes

Estimates of Damage from an Earthquake on the Southern Portion of the New Madrid Fault Zone

DONE! Estimates for all 32 major Arkansas NMFZ cities and all Arkansas counties are now available online.

Over 1000 Visitors!

On Sunday, September 27th, the Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education hosted its 1000th online visitor. Over 700 sessions were recorded during September; twice the number recorded for August 1998.

"Thanks for helping make us not only the premier Arkansas earthquake information resource, but one of the premier earthquake resources in the United States."

- Arkansas Earthquake Center staff

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