Saturday, February 23, 2013

M3.6 earthquake Arkansas

Hardly any injection earthquakes any more, so I grasp at straws.  At least this earthquake is interesting, as it is off the end of the New Madrid shear tail.  As I have said, the only way for New Madrid to step out of its grave is to extend itself out of the 1812 stress shadow.  As such, I always like to look for extensions. I had hoped that something was brewing slightly westward, but it fizzled out.

Anyway, one goose does not a gander make, so we wait to see if anything forms around this earthquake. Any city in the Mississippi mud is going to have a bad time with earthquakes.

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