Author: Brittany Lawrence-Cockrell

Prepare-Survive-Recover: What to Do in an Earthquake

Earthquakes are not common in the Fayetteville area, but believe it or not, two earthquakes were felt in the Northwest Arkansas area last year. It’s important to know how to keep yourself safe as the potential of an earthquake is not isolated to one region of the country. New Madrid The biggest fault line in Arkansas is the New Madrid Fault Line, a 150-mile-long seismic zone that crosses into the northeastern part of Arkansas. There are records from the early 1800’s of earthquakes having an epicenter in northeast Arkansas, but it’s been relatively quiet in the last century. “Unlike the...

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