NMSZNew Madrid Seismic Zone (New Madrid, Missouri)
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There is a diffuse cluster of epicenters in the northwestern quadrant of the state, the quadrant closest to the NMSZ. There is a tight cluster in Clarke County, where a third of Mississippi's known earthquakes have occurred.
It would not be appropriate to modify this component of the NMSZ model based on only one recent study, particularly when the study results contradict paleoseismic evidence and the results of analyses based on historical seismology."
Determining the extent and location of surface/near-surface structural deformation in the New Madrid seismic zone (NMSZ) is very important for evaluating earthquake hazards.