General Earthquake Information,
and Preparedness for Individuals and Families
Welcome to the Arkansas Earthquake Center, Arkansas' premier center for information concerning earthquakes and earthquake preparedness.
General Earthquake Information
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and their answers concerning how earthquakes occur, the Richter and Modified Mercalli Intensity scales, elementary tectonics and more...
The New Madrid Fault Zone (NMFZ)
California may have the most, but the heartland of America had the biggest! Learn the history and background of the largest recorded earthquake to occur in North America...
Arkansas and Earthquakes
Arkansas has more earthquakes than you think! View maps of earthquake epicenters, review estimates of damage to Arkansas cities and counties from a future New Madrid earthquake, and more...
Earthquake Preparedness and Response
Now that you've learned all about earthquakes and your local threat, what can you do to prepare for future earthquakes? Learn how to protect your family, animals, the disabled, and your house or mobile home.
Earthquakes Around the World
The big ones! Armenia, Kobe, Loma Prieta, Managua, Mexico City, Northridge, Prince William Sound, San Francisco, Tangshan and more...
Earthquake Links of a Different Shake
Links to unusual, but interesting earthquake related web sites - earthquake cake, earthquake t-shirts and clothing, live cameras of working seismographs, "seismosurfing", and more...