Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

  Grant County, Arkansas
Population: 13,948
Buildings: 5,579
  Richter Magnitude
7.0 - 7.9 8.0 - 8.9
Effects on People  
Percentage Feeling Quake 100% 100%
Serious Injury (night/day) 0 / 3  0 / 14
Fatalities (night/day)  0 / 0 0 / 3
Displaced  139  1,395
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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Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer (ACEETT)
College of Science and Engineering Technology
2801 South University
Little Rock AR 72204

(501) 569-8223

Last Updated: September 18, 1998

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