Tennessee at high risk for Earthquakes [PHOTO]

by Dagwood Monday, July 21 2014


The U.S. Geological Survey updated its national seismic hazard maps for the first time since 2008 and Tennessee moved into the top two hazard zones.

Parts of 16 states have the highest risk for earthquakes: Tennessee along with Alaska, Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky and South Carolina.

Here's the map: