New Madrid, Missouri

New Madrid is a city in New Madrid County, Missouri, United States. It is 42 miles (68 km) south by west of Cairo, Illinois, on the Mississippi River.
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Earthquake Preparation In Missouri

Earthquakes are a unique natural disaster that can occur with virtually no warning. Electricity can be knocked out, roads may become impassable, and the environment, in general, can become treacherous…
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New Madrid Seismic Zone

The Greater St. Louis area is located at the northernmost tip of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, also known as the New Madrid Fault Line. It is a major seismic…
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What Is An Earthquake?

While we tend to think of our planet as one cohesive sphere, the Earth’s surface actually consists of several, distinct “plates” that are constantly sliding past one another. According to…
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Earthquake Insurance – Can I buy It In St. Louis?

Earthquake Insurance When you think of earthquakes, and earthquake insurance, most people don’t immediately think of the St. Louis area. The last earthquake to hit the St. Louis area was…
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