Arkansas Center for Earthquake Education and Technology Transfer

  Sevier County, Arkansas
Population: 13,637
Buildings: 5,455
  Richter Magnitude
8.0 - 8.9
Effects on People  
Percentage Feeling Quake 100%
Serious Injury (night/day) 0 / 3
Fatalities (night/day) 0 / 0
Displaced 136
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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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 25, 1998

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