The ensuing mayhem — and quiet — instead brought fleeting attention to a high-risk seismic zone in the heart of America that many people still don't know exists. 1.6 magnitude earthquake.
Epicenter at 36.182, -89.47.

2020-02-14 09:13:48 UTC at 09:13. February 14, 2020 UTC. On Dec. 3, 1990, an earthquake was supposed to level the small town of New Madrid, Missouri and become one of the biggest natural disasters the country had ever experienced. Home Mission. The Seismic Safety Commission shall review the "State of State" in earthquake preparedness and make recommendations for the government, private sector and citizens to better mitigate the effects of a major seismic event within the state or an event that will affect the state.
In Missouri, residents have been even more sensitized by … 2020-03-29 07:27:44 UTC 1.5 magnitude, 8 km depth New Madrid, Missouri, United States 1.5 magnitude earthquake 2020-03-29 07:27:44 UTC at 07:27 March 29, 2020 UTC 9.2 km from Ridgely (5.2 miles) Southeastern Missouri.

The earthquake that shook the San Francisco Bay Area last October measured 7.1 on the Richter scale. Depending on the strength of the earthquake, experts say St. Louis could be severely damaged while Memphis could be wiped out.