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Earthquakes in southeast Missouri are not rare

Did you experience an earthquake? If so, please report it to the U.S. Geological Survey.

NMSZ Earthquakes M1.0 or greater 2000-2016











Four earthquakes measuring magnitude 4.5 or greater occurred in the zone in 1976, 1990 and 1991.

Data collected from the New Madrid Earthquake Catalog maintained by the Center for Earthquake Research and Information. Search the catalog for other occurrences, create a map and learn more about occurrences in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.