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Kevin Mc

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Expert: Small Ark. earthquakes could be warning...
Yahoo ^ | Nov 28th, 2008 | Jon Gambrell

Check this out... http://www.thehorizonproject.com/earthquakes.cfm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A series of small earthquakes that rattled central Arkansas in recent weeks could be a sign of something much bigger to come.

By this weekend, seismologists hope to install three measurement devices to gather data about future temblors in the area. That information could show whether the rumbles come from heat-related geological changes or from an undiscovered fault — which could mean a risk of substantial earthquakes in the future.

"The potential for generating a high-magnitude earthquake is real," said Haydar Al-Shukri, director of the Arkansas Earthquake Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Five earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 2.2 to 2.7 have hit central Arkansas this month. Quakes with a magnitude of 2.5 to 3 are typically the smallest felt by people.

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They cant predict earthquakes where they occur often and billions have been spent trying.

This is just some geology professor grabbing at his 3 paragraphs of fame.
 

Terrel L. Shields

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The area that is "shaking" isn't the area of E Arkansas aka home of the New Madrid Super Quakes of 1811. This is N of Hot Springs, and is an area of known for hot geysers, and other volcanic related phenomena...maybe a new diamond kimberlite pipe is forming?
 
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