New Madrid Seismic Zone: Rumblings of Imminence

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Examining the 1811-12 earthquakes centered on New Madrid, Mo., which are estimated to have measured 8.0 on the Richter scale. The initial quakes caused a Tennessee forest to sink and become a lake; and were felt as far away as Boston, where church bells are said to have rung (from the vibrations). Also: whether the now-named New Madrid Fault, which is still...

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  • Premiered: April 30, 2011
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Examining the 1811-12 earthquakes centered on New Madrid, Mo., which are estimated to have measured 8.0 on the Richter scale. The initial quakes caused a Tennessee forest to sink and become a lake; and were felt as far away as Boston, where church bells ar…

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