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Survey places more of state at quake risk

Posted: July 21, 2014 at 1:58 a.m.

A map showing the potential for future earthquakes in the U.S.

A much wider area of Arkansas is at risk for increased earthquake activity than originally believed, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey seismic hazards map that highlights where temblors are likely to occur over the next 50 years.

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