Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

  Benton County, Arkansas
Population:  97,499
Buildings: 39,000
  Richter Magnitude
8.0 - 8.9
Effects on People  
Percentage Feeling Quake 100%
Serious Injury (night/day)  0 / 19
Fatalities (night/day)  0 / 0
Displaced  975
Effects on Buildings  
Damage to Contents 50%
Architectural Damage 25%
Slight Structural Damage 5%
Moderate Structural Damage 0.1%
Severe Structural Damage 0%
Collapsed Buildings 0%
Effects on Lifelines  
Electric Outage Possible
Telephone Outage Possible

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

 

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  U-A-L-R Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer (ACEETT)
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2801 South University
Little Rock AR 72204

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Last Updated: August 12, 1998

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