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There have been many stories of survival come out of the April 27 tornadoes that devastated many communities in Arkansas. Towns like Vilonia and Mayflower are now left to pick up the pieces as neighborhoods were left shattered, causing a loss of both human and pet lives.

Out of this tragedy there are a few miracles taking place with the pets misplaced. One such story is that of a dog found wandering Tuesday in Vilonia. As it turns out, this old guy is 15 years old.

Now under the care of Fuzzy Hearts Rescue, he’s in a foster home due to his owner’s losing their home. The house was leveled, and the family had nowhere to go.

Even though this sweet senior had difficulty walking with bad hips, plus being stressed out from the trauma, his family had feared he was killed by debris. They’re so relieved he’s safe, and being cared for until they can find a place where he can rejoin them.

 

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Tornadoes In Mississippi, Alabama Flatten Homes As Massive Storm Sweeps South

Posted: 04/28/2014 9:05 pm EDT Updated: 04/29/2014 3:35 pm EDT
VILONIA, ARKANSAS - APRIL 28: Victor Umbright of Vilonia Direct TV, sits in what is left of his office after a tornado yesterday tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Vilonia, Arkansas. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ruth Bennett died clutching the last child left at her day care center as a tornado wiped the building off its foundation. A firefighter who came upon the body gently pulled the toddler from her arms.

“It makes you just take a breath now,” said next-door neighbor Kenneth Billingsley, who witnessed the scene at what was left of Ruth’s Child Care Center in this logging town of 6,600. “It makes you pay attention to life.”

 

Widespread Damage And Casualties After Tornadoes Rip Through South
VILONIA, AR – APRIL 29: A passerby stops to look at damage caused by a tornado on Sunday evening, on April 29, 2014 in Vilonia, Arkansas. After deadly tornadoes ripped through the region leaving more than a dozen dead, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee are all under watch as multiple storms are expected over the next few days. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bennett, 53, was among at least 34 people killed in a two-day outbreak of twisters and other violent weather that pulverized homes in half a dozen states from Iowa to Tennessee. The child’s fate was not immediately known.

As crews in Mississippi and Alabama turned from search-and-rescue efforts to cleanup, the South braced for a third round of potentially deadly weather Tuesday. Tornadoes usually strike in the late afternoon and evening.

One of the hardest-hit areas in Monday evening’s barrage of twisters was Tupelo, Miss., where a gas station looked as if it had been stepped on by a giant.

Francis Gonzalez, who also owns a convenience store and Mexican restaurant attached to the service station, took cover with her three children and two employees in the store’s cooler as the roof over the gas pumps was reduced to aluminum shards.

“My Lord, how can all this happen in just one second?” she said in Spanish.

On Tuesday, the whine of chain saws cut through the otherwise still, hazy morning in Tupelo. Massive oak trees, knocked over like toys, blocked roads. Neighbors helped one another cut away limbs.

“This does not even look like a place that I’m familiar with right now,” said Pam Montgomery, walking her dog in her neighborhood. “You look down some of the streets, and it doesn’t even look like there is a street.”

 

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Tornado hits Mayflower, Ark.
Travel trailers and motor homes are piled on top of each other at Mayflower RV in Mayflower, Ark., Sunday, April 27, 2014.A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning tornadoes.
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UPDATE 4-U.S. storm system that killed 16 causes tornado in Mississippi

Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:35am IST

* Tornado touches down in Mississippi

* More than 100 injured

* Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia at risk (Adds Mississippi governor)

By Colin Sims

VILONIA, Ark., April 28 (Reuters) – A ferocious storm system caused a twister in Mississippi and threatened tens of millions of people across the U.S. Southeast on Monday, a day after it spawned tornadoes that killed 16 people and tossed cars like toys in Arkansas and other states.

A tornado went through Tupelo, Mississippi in the northern part of the state at about 3 p.m. (1800 GMT), damaging hundreds of homes, downing power lines and toppling trees, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant told CNN.

There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries after six instances of tornadoes touching down in the state.

“It is not over. This is going to be a prolonged storm,” Bryant said.

Parts of Alabama, western Georgia and Tennessee also were at risk as the storm system that produced the series of tornadoes headed east toward the Mid-Atlantic states.

Rescue workers, volunteers and victims have been sifting through the rubble in the hardest-hit state of Arkansas, looking for survivors in central Faulkner County where a tornado reduced homes to splinters, snapped power lines and mangled trees.

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe said at least 14 people died statewide in the storm that authorities said produced the first fatalities of this year’s U.S. tornado season. He previously told a news conference 16 had been killed but later said there was a mistake in calculation.

 

Nine of the victims came from the same street in the town of Vilonia, with a population of about 4,100, where a new intermediate school set to open in August was heavily damaged by a tractor trailer blown into its roof. A steel farm shop anchored to concrete was erased from the landscape.

Beebe told reporters of the capricious nature of tornadoes. He said a woman died when the door of her home’s reinforced safe room collapsed, while a father and three daughters survived by seeking shelter in a bathtub that was flipped over in winds that leveled the house.

One person was killed in neighboring Oklahoma and another in Iowa, state authorities said.

 

‘LONG ROAD TO HEALING’

“Everything is just leveled to the ground,” Vilonia resident Matt Rothacher said. “It cut a zig-zag right through town.”

Rothacher was at home with his wife and four children when the tornado passed through. While his home survived, The Valley Church where he serves as pastor was flattened.

 

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PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.

 

On Wednesday, roads were chewed up into pieces or wiped out entirely and neighborhoods were inundated, making rescues difficult for hundreds of people who called for help when they were caught off guard by the single rainiest day ever recorded in Pensacola.

 

Boats and Humvees zigzagged through the flooded streets to help stranded residents. A car and truck plummeted 25 feet when portions of a scenic highway collapsed, and one Florida woman died when she drove her car into high water, officials said.

 

Near the Alabama-Florida line, water started creeping into Brandi McCoon’s mobile home, so her fiance, Jonathan Brown, wrapped up her nearly 2-year-old son Noah in a blanket and they swam in neck-deep water to their car about 50 feet away.

 

Then, the car was flooded.

 

“Every which way we turned, there was a big ol’ pile of water,” she said.

 

Brown called 911 and eventually a military vehicle picked them up and took them to a shelter.

 

Kyle Schmitz was at his Pensacola home with his 18-month-old son Oliver on Tuesday night when heavy rain dropped during a 45-minute span. He gathered up his son, his computer and important papers and left.

 

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At least 12 dead in year’s worst tornado outbreak

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Tornado damage in Mayflower, Ark. (Courtesy of James Bryant / Associated Press / April 27, 2014)

The worst tornado outbreak of the year struck several small towns across the central U.S. on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, damaging or destroying scores of homes and businesses, and sparking a search effort in Arkansas that continued into the night.

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe’s office confirmed that at least 11 people were killed when twisters struck near Little Rock. Another person was confirmed dead in Quapaw, Okla. Nearby Baxter Springs, Kan., was heavily damaged.

Smaller tornadoes were reported in Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri and Mississippi, but it was in central Arkansas where the some of the most dramatic rescue scenes were playing out. A tornado — or a series of tornadoes — appeared to scour a path dozens of miles long and possibly up to three-quarters of a mile wide.

Officials said the twister crossed Interstate 40, a crucial trucking artery out of Little Rock, while drivers were still on the road, then thrashed the town of Mayflower before continuing northeast to Vilonia and beyond. The National Weather Service reported that Arkansas Game and Fish Commission headquarters east of Mayflower had been destroyed.

 

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Jan. 24, 2014 at 6:44 PM ET

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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.

LOS ANGELES — The New Madrid fault zone in the nation’s midsection is active and could spawn future large earthquakes, scientists reported.

It’s “not dead yet,” said U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Susan Hough, who was part of the study published online Thursday by the journal Science.

Researchers have long debated just how much of a hazard New Madrid (MAD’-rihd) poses. The zone stretches 150 miles, crossing parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.

In 1811 and 1812, it unleashed a trio of powerful jolts — measuring magnitudes 7.5 to 7.7 — that rattled the central Mississippi River valley. Chimneys fell and boats capsized. Farmland sank and turned into swamps. The death toll is unknown, but experts don’t believe there were mass casualties because the region was sparsely populated then.

Unlike California’s San Andreas and other faults that occur along boundaries of shifting tectonic plates, New Madrid is less understood since it’s in the middle of the continent, far from plate boundaries.

Previous studies have suggested that it may be shutting down, based on GPS readings that showed little strain accumulation at the surface. Other research came to the same conclusion by blaming ongoing quake activity on aftershocks from the 1800s, which would essentially relieve strain on the fault.

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Earth Watch Report  –  Forest/Wild Fires

The Pony Complex is currently burning 52,000 acres near Mountain Home. The fires have closed roads and forced homeowners to evacuate Saturday.

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MOUNTAIN HOME — The town of Prairie and the area of Fall Creek is now under a mandatory evacuation because of the Pony Complex Fire.

Forest / Wild Fire USA State of Idaho, [Fall Creek region] Damage level
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Forest / Wild Fire in USA on Saturday, 10 August, 2013 at 04:50 (04:50 AM) UTC.

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The town of Prairie and the area of Fall Creek is now under a mandatory evacuation because of the Pony Complex Fire. We are told residents can evacuate using Blacks Creek Road. A shelter is in place for evacuated residents. The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office says evacuated residents can go to the Good Counsel Hall in Mountain Home. This wildfire is especially dangerous because of how fast it’s moving. A 56-mile stretch of Highway 20 was closed most of the day from Mountain Home to Fairfield, but reopened around 3 p.m. Right now all the focus is on the town of Prairie and the area around it as the Pony Complex fire continues to inch closer and closer to homes. Our crew that was on the scene most of the day says the fire has burned to about one mile away from the town located about 50 miles east of Boise. Elmore County Sheriff’s deputies are going door-to-door talking to homeowners and letting them know that they are under a mandatory evacuation order. Lightning started 11 fires overnight, forcing the closure of Highway 20 from the Pilot Truck Stop in Mountain Home to the Camas County line. Ten outbuildings and barns have been destroyed because of these fires that have burned 30,000 acres. The Pony Complex fire is estimated to cover about 39 square miles, stretching to the southwestern end of Anderson Ranch Reservoir. Many families trying to start vacations in the Sun Valley area were forced to turn around. Some saw the storms roll through last night and decided to stay in Mountain Home before trying to continue their trip. The Bureau of Land Management has 125 firefighters, 20 engines, eight dozers, six air tankers and a Type I and Type 2 management teams are on their way. Wind continues to be the biggest problem for firefighters. Large plumes of smoke can be seen billowing from the hillsides, make visibility very poor.

 

Mandatory fire evacuations ordered in Elmore County

Published: August 10, 2013 Updated 1 hour ago

The Pony Complex is currently burning 52,000 acres near Mountain Home. The fires have closed roads and forced homeowners to evacuate Saturday.

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Mayfield residents are being routed from their homes by a wildfire burning close to the town.

The Mudd Fire, part of the 52,000 acre Pony Complex that sparked during Thursday night’s lightning storm, is burning in the foothills above Mayfield, a Bureau of Land Management spokeswoman said Saturday.

Mallory Eils said that the town wasn’t immediately threatened by the blaze, but officials thought it was best to take precautions.About 200 residents have been evacuated. The fire is burning mostly on the Elmore County side, but officials are in contact with Ada County in case it spreads.

The area between Indian Creek Road, Mayfield Road, and Base Line Road is being evacuated now, she said. Evacuees are being directed to the Red Cross shelter at Good Council Hall in Mountain Home.

 

Highway 20 reopens, Idaho town evacuated due to wildfire

by KTVB.com

NWCN.com

Posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:26 PM

 

MOUNTAIN HOME — The town of Prairie and the area of Fall Creek is now under a mandatory evacuation because of the Pony Complex Fire.

We are told residents can evacuate using Blacks Creek Road.

A shelter is in place for evacuated residents.  The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office says evacuated residents can go to the Good Counsel Hall in Mountain Home.

This wildfire is especially dangerous because of how fast it’s moving.

A 56-mile stretch of Highway 20 was closed most of the day from Mountain Home to Fairfield, but reopened around 3 p.m.

“The fire is growing with the wind and the terrain and they dry conditions and the heat,” said Carrie Bilbao with the Boise BLM District.  “With the multiple starts and trying to get resources on them, it’s been tough.”

Right now all the focus is on the town of Prairie and the area around it as the Pony Complex fire continues to inch closer and closer to homes.  Our crew that was on the scene most of the day says the fire has burned to about one mile away from the town located about 50 miles east of Boise.

 

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Tornado touches down in Tulsa area

Gary Strauss @garybstrauss, USA TODAY10:45 p.m. EDT May 30, 2013

At least one tornado touched down Thursday evening in the Tulsa area, the National Weather Service says.

The tornado touched down in the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow. It’s not clear how much damage the storm caused as it moved through.

Earlier in the day, tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and Arkansas, injuring at least nine people.

The weather service said a tornado touched ground Thursday near the town of Perkins in northeast Oklahoma. A second tornado was reported near Ripley, about 10 miles to the east. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

A third twister was reported near Oden, Ark., a rural area in the western part of the state, injuring at least one resident whose home was destroyed.

The weather service said the threat of tornadoes for eastern Oklahoma and northwest and west-central Arkansas remained through Thursday night. Tennis-ball-size hail, strong wind and isolated flooding were a concern.

“Right now we’ve been getting a few thunderstorms, but they’re very severe supercell thunderstorms,” says meteorologist Michael Scotten. “The whole storm rotates, and they produce on occasion some tornadoes and heavy hail.”

Oklahoma is still reeling from the devastating May 20 twister that hit the city of Moore, killing 24 and injuring more than 250.

 

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Seismic Activity Last  30  days

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Arkansas

  1. 3.4 16km N of Morrilton, Arkansas 2013-05-24 00:44:24-05:00 5.7 km deep

  2. 2.5 15km NNE of Morrilton, Arkansas 2013-05-23 07:22:16-05:00 5.5 km deep

  3. 2.5 15km NNE of Morrilton, Arkansas 2013-05-22 17:02:44-05:00 5.1 km deep

  4. 3.4 16km N of Morrilton, Arkansas 2013-05-22 12:19:39-05:00 5.5 km deep

  5. 2.9 22km E of Cave City, Arkansas 2013-05-21 04:28:06-05:00 15.5 km deep

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California

  1. 3.3 18km SW of Fort Irwin, California 2013-05-25 20:58:31-05:00 3.0 km deep

  2. 2.7 1km NNW of The Geysers, California 2013-05-25 19:29:01-05:00 2.2 km deep

  3. 3.5 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-25 17:27:39-05:00 0.0 km deep

  4. 3.5 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-25 13:43:02-05:00 0.0 km deep

  5. 2.9 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-25 12:35:12-05:00 0.0 km deep

  6. 2.6 12km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-25 10:04:09-05:00 0.1 km deep

  7. 2.6 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-25 09:48:10-05:00 0.0 km deep

  8. 2.7 10km SSE of San Juan Bautista, California 2013-05-25 05:12:59-05:00 10.4 km deep

  9. 3.3 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 21:27:04-05:00 0.1 km deep

  10. 3.0 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 21:23:44-05:00 0.0 km deep

  11. 2.5 11km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 21:18:05-05:00 1.3 km deep

  12. 2.7 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 18:29:07-05:00 0.0 km deep

  13. 2.6 11km SW of Westwood, California 2013-05-24 18:27:35-05:00 1.3 km deep

  14. 2.7 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 16:32:58-05:00 0.1 km deep

  15. 3.0 19km NE of Shawville, Canada 2013-05-24 14:48:08-05:00 18.0 km deep

  16. 3.2 12km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 13:58:14-05:00 0.0 km deep

  17. 3.2 13km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 13:48:31-05:00 0.1 km deep

  18. 2.8 7km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 13:43:19-05:00 0.0 km deep

  19. 2.9 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 13:22:06-05:00 0.0 km deep

  20. 2.6 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 13:16:58-05:00 0.0 km deep

  21. 2.8 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 12:36:46-05:00 0.0 km deep

  22. 2.5 7km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 11:29:53-05:00 0.0 km deep

  23. 2.6 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 11:29:10-05:00 0.0 km deep

  24. 3.9 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 10:26:21-05:00 9.8 km deep

  25. 2.9 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 08:18:54-05:00 6.3 km deep

  26. 2.5 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 07:36:14-05:00 1.0 km deep

  27. 2.8 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 06:59:08-05:00 0.0 km deep

  28. 3.8 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 06:40:15-05:00 0.0 km deep

  29. 2.9 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 06:21:38-05:00 0.0 km deep

  30. 2.8 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 06:12:41-05:00 0.1 km deep

  31. 3.6 11km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 04:52:18-05:00 0.0 km deep

  32. 4.0 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 04:42:52-05:00 5.9 km deep

  33. 3.1 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 03:23:14-05:00 0.0 km deep

  34. 2.7 12km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 03:15:17-05:00 6.5 km deep

  35. 4.9 11km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 03:02:19-05:00 5.2 km deep

  36. 3.7 14km SW of Westwood, California 2013-05-24 02:46:08-05:00 0.0 km deep

  37. 2.6 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 02:38:43-05:00 7.6 km deep

  38. 2.5 11km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 02:22:19-05:00 2.8 km deep

  39. 2.7 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 02:20:21-05:00 6.2 km deep

  40. 2.5 13km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 02:19:20-05:00 7.3 km deep

  41. 3.0 12km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 02:10:03-05:00 0.0 km deep

  42. 2.6 12km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 02:04:14-05:00 0.0 km deep

  43. 2.7 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 01:58:51-05:00 0.1 km deep

  44. 3.4 13km SSW of Westwood, California 2013-05-24 01:44:58-05:00 0.0 km deep

  45. 2.8 12km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 01:37:28-05:00 0.0 km deep

  46. 3.0 10km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 01:31:06-05:00 0.0 km deep

  47. 2.7 8km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 01:12:52-05:00 3.4 km deep

  48. 3.0 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:46:56-05:00 0.0 km deep

  49. 2.9 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:39:43-05:00 0.0 km deep

  50. 3.1 13km SSW of Westwood, California 2013-05-24 00:24:42-05:00 0.0 km deep

  51. 2.9 9km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:18:23-05:00 0.0 km deep

  52. 2.7 7km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:13:46-05:00 2.5 km deep

  53. 2.9 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:09:13-05:00 0.1 km deep

  54. 2.7 11km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:06:15-05:00 0.2 km deep

  55. 3.6 8km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-24 00:01:55-05:00 0.0 km deep

  56. 3.5 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:58:57-05:00 0.1 km deep

  57. 3.4 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:58:08-05:00 0.0 km deep

  58. 2.8 10km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:44:42-05:00 0.1 km deep

  59. 2.7 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:40:30-05:00 0.0 km deep

  60. 2.7 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:29:42-05:00 0.0 km deep

  61. 2.5 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:28:31-05:00 1.3 km deep

  62. 2.5 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:25:19-05:00 0.1 km deep

  63. 2.6 10km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:23:40-05:00 5.1 km deep

  64. 2.8 10km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:09:15-05:00 1.3 km deep

  65. 3.4 15km SE of Chester, California 2013-05-23 23:08:21-05:00 0.0 km deep

  66. 2.6 12km SSW of Westwood, California 2013-05-23 23:07:44-05:00 1.6 km deep

  67. 2.6 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 23:04:09-05:00 1.6 km deep

  68. 3.4 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 22:55:56-05:00 10.3 km deep

  69. 3.4 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 22:55:31-05:00 6.1 km deep

  70. 3.3 11km NW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 22:51:20-05:00 11.2 km deep

  71. 4.2 9km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 22:50:28-05:00 11.4 km deep

  72. 4.6 10km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 22:48:57-05:00 14.0 km deep

  73. 5.7 11km WNW of Greenville, California 2013-05-23 22:47:08-05:00 11.0 km deep

  74. 2.7 33km SW of Rio Dell, California 2013-05-22 16:26:44-05:00 22.6 km deep

  75. 4.2 238km W of Crescent City, California 2013-05-20 08:56:30-05:00 10.0 km deep

  76. 4.3 250km W of Crescent City, California 2013-05-20 08:23:44-05:00 10.0 km deep

  77. 4.3 273km W of Crescent City, California 2013-05-20 08:20:53-05:00 10.0 km deep

  78. 4.1 248km W of Crescent City, California 2013-05-20 08:19:30-05:00 10.0 km deep

  79. 2.8 4km SW of Niland, California 2013-05-19 10:44:43-05:00 2.1 km deep

  80. 4.0 10km S of Rancho Palos Verdes, California 2013-05-15 15:00:06-05:00 1.2 km deep

  81. 4.0 10km S of Rancho Palos Verdes, California 2013-05-15 15:00:06-05:00 0.1 km deep

  82. 3.1 7km NNE of Cabazon, California 2013-05-15 11:20:05-05:00 17.9 km deep

  83. 3.0 6km NW of The Geysers, California 2013-05-15 01:11:55-05:00 4.0 km deep

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Idaho

  1. 2.7 53km NE of Idaho City, Idaho 2013-05-21 01:23:52-05:00 9.0 km deep

  2. 2.7 53km NE of Idaho City, Idaho 2013-05-21 01:23:52-05:00 9.0 km deep

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Montana

  1. 2.9 12km SW of Lima, Montana 2013-05-22 04:32:24-05:00 11.6 km deep

  2. 2.8 57km NNW of Hysham, Montana 2013-05-21 09:54:34-05:00 7.2 km deep

  3. 2.6 13km SW of Lima, Montana 2013-05-21 08:13:55-05:00 10.5 km deep

  4. 3.2 12km SW of Lima, Montana 2013-05-21 06:20:36-05:00 11.1 km deep

  5. 2.7 13km WSW of Lima, Montana 2013-05-21 05:01:00-05:00 10.5 km deep

  6. 3.3 13km SW of Lima, Montana 2013-05-21 03:34:18-05:00 9.7 km deep

  7. 2.6 13km WSW of Lima, Montana 2013-05-23 12:30:14-05:00 3.7 km deep

  8. 2.8 29km SSE of Seeley Lake, Montana 2013-05-17 06:44:15-05:00 11.6 km deep

  9. 2.7 34km SSW of Three Forks, Montana

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Nevada

  1. 3.3 55km E of McDermitt, Nevada 2013-05-23 15:56:31-05:00 0.0 km deep

  2. 2.7 35km NNW of West Wendover, Nevada 2013-05-20 17:50:25-05:00 0.0 km deep

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Oklahoma

  1. 2.7 18km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma 2013-05-19 08:33:06-05:00 6.8 km dee

  2. 2.9 11km ENE of Luther, Oklahoma 2013-05-19 20:46:35-05:00 4.5 km deep

  3. 2.6 6km N of Harrah, Oklahoma 2013-05-15 05:54:06-05:00 4.3 km deep

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Oregon

  1. 3.9 Off the coast of Oregon 2013-05-21 15:28:31-05:00 12.3 km deep

  2. 4.3 252km WSW of Brookings, Oregon 2013-05-20 08:12:44-05:00 10.0 km deep

  3. 4.4 234km WSW of Brookings, Oregon 2013-05-20 09:07:59-05:00 10.0 km deep

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Washington State

  1. 2.5 3km ENE of Lewisville, Washington 2013-05-25 11:40:51-05:00 1.8 km deep

  2. 2.9 8km NE of Sedro-Woolley, Washington 2013-05-25 10:22:59-05:00 8.2 km deep

  3. 2.5 11km N of Anacortes, Washington 2013-05-22 08:48:06-05:00 15.5 km deep

  4. 2.5 32km NE of Amboy, Washington 2013-05-21 03:03:05-05:00 6.0 km deep

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Wyoming

  1. 3.6 23km WNW of Afton, Wyoming 2013-05-16 00:23:52-05:00 4.8 km deep

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Earth Watch Report  –  Earthquakes –  United  States

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Montana  – 4 EQ’s
Utah – 1 EQ
California – 16 EQ’s
Arkansas – 1 EQ
Texas – 2  EQ’s
Wyoming – 1 EQ
Tennessee – 1 EQ
Oklahoma – 1 EQ
Oregon – 1 EQ
Nevada – 1 EQ
Washington State – 1 EQ

 

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M3.6 – 4km NW of Meiners Oaks, California

Time
2013-05-07 04:06:09-05:00
Location
34.479°N 119.311°W
Depth
13.4km

Instrumental Intensity

ShakeMap Intensity Image

 

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M2.9 – 12km SW of Lima, Montana

Time
2013-05-07 04:46:09-05:00
Location
44.572°N 112.723°W
Depth
11.0km

 

 

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M3.0 – 13km SE of West Yellowstone, Montana

Time
2013-05-07 08:22:33-05:00
Location
44.587°N 110.965°W
Depth
8.6km

 

 

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M2.6 – 4km NW of Meiners Oaks, California

Time
2013-05-07 13:48:22-05:00
Location
34.478°N 119.309°W
Depth
13.6km

 

 

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M2.5 – 13km SE of West Yellowstone, Montana

Time
2013-05-07 15:08:54-05:00
Location
44.590°N 110.971°W
Depth
8.7km

 

 

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M2.7 – 15km WSW of Neah Bay, Washington

Time
2013-05-07 23:22:57-05:00
Location
48.316°N 124.817°W
Depth
16.7km

 

 

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M2.9 – 20km N of Hawthorne, Nevada

Time
2013-05-07 23:24:24-05:00
Location
38.708°N 118.592°W
Depth
7.2km

 

 

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M2.5 – 25km NNE of Snyder, Texas

Time
2013-05-08 02:58:11-05:00
Location
32.939°N 100.852°W
Depth
3.7km

 

 

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M2.7 – 13km SW of Chester, California

Time
2013-05-08 08:30:03-05:00
Location
40.221°N 121.344°W
Depth
8.8km

 

 

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M2.7 – 134km W of Waldport, Oregon

Time
2013-05-08 14:37:18-05:00
Location
44.390°N 125.759°W
Depth
40.8km

 

 

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M2.7 – 3km N of Lemoore Station, California

Time
2013-05-08 16:02:44-05:00
Location
36.297°N 119.906°W
Depth
16.5km

 

 

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M3.0 – 94km W of Ferndale, California

Time
2013-05-08 16:41:01-05:00
Location
40.423°N 125.361°W
Depth
22.6km

 

 

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M2.9 – 9km ENE of East Quincy, California

Time
2013-05-09 08:05:31-05:00
Location
39.973°N 120.795°W
Depth
3.5km

 

 

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M2.5 – 4km SE of Jones, Oklahoma

Time
2013-05-09 09:47:57-05:00
Location
35.541°N 97.250°W
Depth
6.0km

 

 

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M2.5 – 11km NE of Napa, California

Time
2013-05-09 14:39:51-05:00
Location
38.356°N 122.180°W
Depth
9.9km

 

 

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M2.9 – 4km N of El Segundo, California

Time
2013-05-09 16:08:03-05:00
Location
33.959°N 118.415°W
Depth
12.0km

 

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M2.5 – 6km ESE of Maryville, Tennessee

 

Time
2013-05-09 23:57:23-05:00
Location
35.759°N 83.912°W
Depth
21.8km

 

 

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M3.5 – 7km ESE of East Foothills, California

Time
2013-05-10 00:12:24-05:00
Location
37.373°N 121.724°W
Depth
8.3km
Contributed by Northern California Seismic Network, UC Berkeley & USGS Menlo Park

Instrumental Intensity

ShakeMap Intensity Image

 

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M2.7 – 39km SW of Ferndale, California

Time
2013-05-10 01:44:19-05:00
Location
40.343°N 124.612°W
Depth
22.8km

 

 

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M2.5 – 22km SW of Ferndale, California

Time
2013-05-10 05:47:36-05:00
Location
40.424°N 124.442°W
Depth
25.8km

 

 

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M3.1 – 26km NW of Wright, Wyoming

Time
2013-05-10 07:35:18-05:00
Location
43.917°N 105.707°W
Depth
9.4km

 

 

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M2.5 – 19km SW of La Quinta, California

Time
2013-05-10 17:58:49-05:00
Location
33.531°N 116.447°W
Depth
9.9km

 

 

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M3.7 – 40km SW of Ferndale, California

Time
2013-05-11 01:11:00-05:00
Location
40.331°N 124.591°W
Depth
20.2km
Contributed by Northern California Seismic Network, UC Berkeley & USGS Menlo Park

Instrumental Intensity

ShakeMap Intensity Image

 

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M2.5 – 10km NE of East Quincy, California

Time
2013-05-11 22:17:29-05:00
Location
39.992°N 120.795°W
Depth
11.9km

 

 

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M2.5 – 27km ENE of Willow Creek, California

Time
2013-05-13 12:22:42-05:00
Location
41.047°N 123.333°W
Depth
34.9km

 

 

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M2.7 – 12km NE of Van Horn, Texas

Time
2013-05-13 19:05:39-05:00
Location
31.128°N 104.746°W
Depth
4.3km

 

 

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M2.8 – 7km SSW of Trumann, Arkansas

Time
2013-05-14 00:20:21-05:00
Location
35.620°N 90.550°W
Depth
9.9km

 

 

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M2.6 – 29km ENE of Lone Pine, California

Time
2013-05-14 02:17:35-05:00
Location
36.681°N 117.746°W
Depth
12.0km

 

 

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M2.5 – 36km E of Kanab, Utah

Time
2013-05-14 02:49:50-05:00
Location
37.095°N 112.117°W
Depth
15.3km

 

 

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M2.7 – 34km SSW of Three Forks, Montana

Time
2013-05-14 03:46:19-05:00
Location
45.612°N 111.737°W
Depth
9.5km

 

 

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United  States  –  58  Earthquakes Registered in the  last  7 days  Ranging  from 4.5  to2.5  magnitude

 

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Earth Watch Report  –  Earthquakes

 

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M2.8 – 7km SSW of Trumann, Arkansas 2013-05-14 05:20:21 UTC

Earthquake location 35.620°N, 90.550°W

Event Time

  1. 2013-05-14 05:20:21 UTC
  2. 2013-05-14 00:20:21 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2013-05-14 00:20:21 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

35.620°N 90.550°W depth=9.9km (6.2mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 7km (4mi) SSW of Trumann, Arkansas
  2. 28km (17mi) SSE of Jonesboro, Arkansas
  3. 48km (30mi) S of Paragould, Arkansas
  4. 55km (34mi) NW of Marion, Arkansas
  5. 185km (115mi) ENE of Little Rock, Arkansas

 

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Tectonic Summary

Earthquakes in the New Madrid Seismic Zone

The New Madrid seismic zone of southeast Missouri and adjacent States is the most seismically active in North America east of the Rockies. During the winter of 1811-1812 three very large earthquakes devastated the area and were felt throughout most of the Nation. They occurred a few weeks apart on December 16, January 23, and February 7. Hundreds of aftershocks, some severely damaging by themselves, continued for years. Prehistoric earthquakes similar in size to those of 1811-1812 occurred in the middle 1400’s and around 900 A.D. Strong, damaging earthquakes struck the southwestern end of the seismic zone near Marked Tree, Arkansas in 1843 (magnitude 6.3), and the northeastern end near Charleston, Missouri in 1895 (magnitude 6.6). Since 1900, moderately damaging earthquakes have struck the seismic zone every few decades. About twice a year people feel still smaller earthquakes that do not cause damage.

Earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. are typically felt over a much broader region than in the western U.S. East of the Rockies, an earthquake can be felt over an area as much as ten times larger than a similar magnitude earthquake on the west coast. A magnitude 4.0 eastern U.S. earthquake typically can be felt at many places as far as 100 km (60 mi) from where it occurred, and it infrequently causes damage near its source. A magnitude 5.5 eastern U.S. earthquake usually can be felt as far as 500 km (300 mi) from where it occurred, and sometimes causes damage as far away as 40 km (25 mi).

Faults

Earthquakes everywhere occur on faults within bedrock, usually miles deep. The earthquakes of the New Madrid seismic zone occur within a large network of faults called the Reelfoot rift. The rift formed about 500 million years ago, when this region was stretched in the northwest-southeast direction. Along a northeast-southwest zone at least 70 km (40 mi) wide and 500 km (300 mi) long, the rocks in the rift were slowly dropped down about 1-2 km (1 mi) along some of the faults. Now the region is undergoing east- west shortening, and the ancient faults of the Reelfoot rift are being reactivated to generate earthquakes. Today the Reelfoot rift and the New Madrid seismic zone are 2,000 km (1,200 mi) from the nearest plate boundary, which is in the Caribbean Sea.

The network of faults in the seismic zone is buried beneath hundreds to thousands of feet of sand and mud. Four of the largest faults are recognized as alignments of abundant small earthquakes, and movements along two of these faults dammed rivers and created lakes during the earthquakes of 1811-1812. A few more deeply buried faults were detected during oil and gas exploration, and a few small faults are known from geologic mapping. However, many earthquakes occur away from the few known faults, so there must be additional, unknown faults that can generate earthquakes in the seismic zone. Accordingly, the best overall guide to seismic hazard in the New Madrid seismic zone is the earthquakes themselves.

 

 

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This  will happen in  Arkansas and Missouri as well.  It  has already  happened in   The Gulf Coast   States.How long will  we allow to  be sold out  for a  few  dollars.

Can anyone put a price  on  human  life ?

Can money  bring bac the  ecosystem?

Can  the few jobs they  provide  bring  back those who have been compromised for the rest  of their lives?

Is this worth  the few jobs promised to ship this poison??

~ Desert Rose  ~

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