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Latest in wave of quakes shakes Arkansas
...the USGS is looking into the recent seismic activity in the area.
"We're having them in places we've never had them before," she said. "The USGS is looking into why we're having them and why there have been so many."
Third Earthquake of the Day in Faulkner County
A 3.0 earthquake struck near Greenbrier (Faulkner County) this afternoon just hours after two tremors rumbled around Guy this morning.
The first of those quakes was initially measured at 4.4 but by this afternoon it had been downgraded to 3.8. The second came in at 2.4 on the Richter Scale.
This makes 55 earthquakes in the area in the last week. Most of them have been centered closest to Guy.
Ark. cities feel unexplained surge in earthquakes
Several small earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 1.8 to 3.8 have rattled the north-central Arkansas cities of Greenbrier and Guy this week, and the cause is unknown.
The U.S. Geological Survey has reported more than 30 earthquakes in the area since Sunday, including a magnitude 3.8 quake Thursday morning and at least 16 others occurring Wednesday, two of which were magnitude 3.2 and 3.5. More than 700 quakes have occurred in the region over the past six months.
Alabama Earthquake Felt from Birmingham to Pensacola, FL
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake has been reported in Alabama near the Gulf Coast. Authorities say the Alabama earthquake happened at about 5:15PM today, and as of yet no damage or injuries have been reported.
The quake shook southern Alabama and was reportedly felt as far away as Birmingham.
Pensacola, Florida residents in the Florida panhandle have also reported feeling the 3.5-magnitude earthquake, according to reports from the U.S. Geological Survey.
4. A fourth anticipated crisis is geophysical "instability" - a complete wildcard.
…even minute (pole) shifts cause geophysical reactions in the form of earthquakes and volcanoes. Underground deposits of oil, water and gas served historically as "shock absorbers" to contain the effects of geophysical upheaval, and limited its impact to geographic regions. Now the earth's shock absorbers are gone. The impacts of this loss can be calculated mathematically but the calculations are not available to the public. …