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Old 10-13-2007, 08:34 PM
 
Location: Fontana, California
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Default The New Madrid Fault

Just wondered if anyone in Mo felt any quakes form this fault? I heard it was still active. Not that it worries me, friends, just curious.
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Old 10-14-2007, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Branson-Hollister-Kimberling City
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Default None here...

Haven't felt a tremor this far away, my dear.

Here's the official version:



You're so cute.
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Old 10-14-2007, 02:53 PM
 
Location: Fontana, California
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LOL!! Thanks L.J!!!
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:50 PM
 
Location: midwest
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While someone brought up this topic-

I just bought a house in St Louis. While getting quotes for insurance, the companies sure wanted to push earthquake insurance on me.

So here are the questions- how many of you have earthquake insurance in Missouri? is it worth the extra 10 bucks a month?

I personally did not buy it. I'm from this area, and have never once heard of anyone EVER needing it.
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Old 10-17-2007, 12:09 AM
 
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow!
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It only takes once!! Just kidding you.....we bought the Earthquake insurance as a rider on our policy when we purchased our home in August in Missouri.....sometimes my "good luck" tends to run out and I don't want to be caught with my knickers down!

O.Nana
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Old 10-17-2007, 07:50 AM
 
Location: West Plains, MO
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It might be worth it. Especially since you live in St.Louis near the Mississippi River. The New Madrid changed the entire course of the river once with a very strong earthquake. That was over one hundred years ago I believe, but it could always happen again. If an earthquake happens it's bound to flood the river. Living here in West Plains I have only felt one small tremor that was accredited to the fault.
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Old 10-19-2007, 06:20 AM
 
Location: Branson-Hollister-Kimberling City
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Exclamation Earthquake Insurance

I've never bought it...but I'm way over in the SW hills...my insurance folk have never even suggested it.

Although I do have a tendency to over-insure rather than under-insure.

Anyone else have an earthquake policy??????????????
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Old 10-19-2007, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Beautiful Table Rock Lake
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Default I Do!

It was cheap, so I added it.....

If I'm correct, we had a tremor felt as far away as Nixa, since I've lived here. (It was 2001, maybe) It caused numerous 911 calls, as people thought the locks and windows rattling were would-be intruders! I even heard a Nixa police officer quoted as saying he did not believe we had a tremor, until he looked down and saw "ripples" in his coffee mug!
Does anyone remember that?

http://bestsmileys.com/panic/1.gif (broken link)
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Old 10-19-2007, 01:09 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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I remember a small tremor when I was about 10 years old. That would have been 1978. It made the chandelier above the table swing. I thought it was caused by a big airplane or sonic boom (anyone remember those?) until the TV mentioned it that night. We were living outside St. Louis at Eureka then.
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Old 10-20-2007, 01:34 AM
 
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we had a eaarth quake heree its epicenter was under mark twain lake. It woke me up in the middle of the night it sounded like a shotgun blast and then the house jiggled a bit like a dynamite blast from the rock quarry
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