Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

  Cross County, Arkansas
Population: 19,225
Buildings: 7,690  
  Richter Magnitude
6.0 - 6.9 7.0 - 7.9 8.0 - 8.9
Effects on People  
Percentage Feeling Quake 100% 100% 100%
Serious Injury (night/day) 19 / 192   96 / 961 192 / 1,923 
Fatalities (night/day)  4 / 38  19 / 192  38 / 385
Displaced  6,344  9,613  12,496
Effects on Buildings  
Damage to Contents 100% 100% 100%
Architectural Damage 95% 100% 100%
Slight Structural Damage 90% 95% 100%
Moderate Structural Damage 30% 50% 70%
Severe Structural Damage 10% 20% 30%
Collapsed Buildings 1% 5% 10%
Effects on Lifelines  
Electric Outage Yes Yes  Yes 
Telephone Outage Yes Yes  Yes

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

 

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