QT Midwest New Madrid Fault, where the most recent earthquakes two centuries ago changed the course of the Mississippi River and toppled chimneys as far away as Maine, although geologists say there is only a 10 percent chance of a major quake in the next 50 years, which includes any moment now, update

New Madrid
Marshall, Mo., Fire Chief Tony Day on what is being learned during this week’s statewide disaster drill preparing for a New Madrid quake that would cause devastation across the Middle West:
“We’ve already come up with two or three different things we need to do already.”
Not that there is any hurry.

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