The New Madris Seismic Zone is the largest active earthquake zone im the U.S. East of the Rockies

More than 280 professionals attended our-first ever Earthquake Summit on Wednesday, February 20 to learn more about the New Madrid Seismic Zone risk and Missouri’s current response capabilities. This was a unique opportunity to hear from state and local officials directly involved in earthquake planning and response, participate in discussions on the region’s readiness, and get questions answered concerning plans that are in place and how local officials should prepare and respond. Breakout sessions highlighted specific topics for school safety officials, local public health and medical agencies and first responders. Stay tuned for next year’s event details!