Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active
File-This undated photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a landslide trench and ridge east of Reelfoot Lake in Obion County, Tenn., made by the New Madrid earthquakes in the early 1800s. U.S. Geological Survey scientists reported Thursday Jan. 23, 2014 that the New Madrid fault zone is still active and could unleash future powerful earthquakes. The zone in the U.S. Midwest produced three strong quakes in 1811 and 1812. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey,File)
Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 1:06 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:06 pm.