Tag: natural disasters

Februrary is Earthquake Awareness across the state of Missouri

In the month of February, the state of Missouri hosts an initiative that hopes to bring awareness to residents of the state reading the dangers of earthquakes. According to Missouri’s State Emergency Management Agency, the state is home to the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ), which generated some of the most powerful earthquakes ever to rock the nation. A series of powerful earthquakes occurred in 1811-12, which collapsed buildings, rung church bells hundreds of miles […]