Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

  Baxter County, Arkansas
Population: 31,186
Buildings: 12,474
  Richter Magnitude
7.0 - 7.9 8.0 - 8.9
Effects on People  
Percentage Feeling Quake 100% 100%
Serious Injury (night/day)  0/6  0/31
Fatalities (night/day)  0/0  0/6
Displaced  312  3,119
Effects on Buildings  
Damage to Contents 50% 80%
Architectural Damage 25% 70%
Slight Structural Damage 5% 45%
Moderate Structural Damage 0.1% 5%
Severe Structural Damage 0% 0.1%
Collapsed Buildings 0% 0%
Effects on Lifelines  
Electric Outage Possible Probable 
Telephone Outage Possible  Probable

Source: "Damage Estimates From An Earthquake in the New Madrid Fault Zone" , Arkansas Office of Emergency Services, 1992 

 

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Last Updated:August 12, 1998 

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