Tuesday, February 21, 2012
New Madrid Region 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake Felt In Thirteen States
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake in the New Madrid Fault Region that was felt in thirteen states struck early today. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake hit at 3:58am local time (4:58am ET). Its epicenter was located a shallow 3.1 miles (5km) underground, about 150 miles (240km) south of St. Louis, near the New Madrid fault line.
Outside of Missouri, the temblor was felt in Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas and Indiana. Residents also reported feeling the ground shake in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Kansas and Oklahoma.
While the media is down playing this event, you need to be prepared,not scared and don't panic! Trust in the Lord with all your heart, not the government to help you in the event of a devastating disaster which is sure to come the closer we get to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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