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HOOSIERS ASKED TO REPORT ANY TREMORS FROM 1:53 P.M. QUAKE

August 23, 2011
HOOSIERS ASKED TO REPORT ANY TREMORS FROM 1:53 P.M. QUAKE

08/24/11 The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake Tuesday at 1:53 p.m. in Mineral, Virginia, and tremors have been felt as far away as Michigan. Data from other states helps scientists gauge the intensity and area affected by the earthquake. The Indiana Geological Survey and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security are asking Hoosiers...
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“Great Central U.S. Shake Out” Tuesday at 10:15

April 18, 2011
“Great Central U.S. Shake Out” Tuesday at 10:15

04/19/11 According to earthquake experts, a major earthquake will strike Indiana in the future.  The New Madrid and Wabash Valley seismic zones have produced some of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in North America and have the potential to produce similar earthquakes. Preventing an earthquake is impossible, but there are steps that can be...
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LAPTOPS MAY ASSIST IN DETECTING EARTHQUAKE VIBRATIONS

January 3, 2011
LAPTOPS MAY ASSIST IN  DETECTING EARTHQUAKE VIBRATIONS

01/04/11 Some newer laptops may have the ability to detect vibrations from an earthquake. Many newer laptops, like those from Apple and Lenovo, come equipped with accelerometers, which are motion sensors, to detect when a unit has been dropped and brace hardware for impact. By adding seismograph software to a computer with an accelerometer, such...
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HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO CHECK HOMES FOR EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

December 30, 2010
HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO CHECK HOMES FOR EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

12/31/10 Public safety officials are encouraging Hoosiers to check for signs of damage to their homes, especially to chimneys and gas lines, from Thursday morning’s earthquake.  A magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred at 7:55 a.m. EST and was centered 5 miles southeast of Greentown in Howard County.  The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) advises Hoosiers...
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CANADIAN EARTHQUAKE SERVES AS A REMINDER OF EARTHQUAKE THREATS IN INDIANA

June 24, 2010
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06/24/10 While some Hoosiers felt the earthquake that occurred earlier this afternoon in Ontario, Canada, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security reminds all citizens that the state is also exposed to a serious threat of earthquakes along the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ) and the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone (WVSZ).   The New Madrid...
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