The Rearview Mirror

Whose Fault Is It?

It seems we just can’t get away from them. For 35 years we lived right on the New Madrid Faultline. Tremors occurred often, most of which were barely noticeable, if at all.

A couple of times they were strong enough to cause damage, not only in our area, but as far away as Corning. My parents’ home had broken windows and a pipe shaken loose under the house.

In 1990 a seismologist named Iben Browning predicted a devastating earthquake would occur on December 3. He was taken seriously.


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