Illinois at high risk for earthquakes

Published 07/21 2014 01:00PM

Updated 07/21 2014 01:01PM

ILLINOIS -- When it comes to earthquakes, new numbers are out and show Illinois is at high-risk. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Land of Lincoln is one of sixteen states at the top of the list. Missouri is also right there. Thursday, the USGS updated its national seismic hazards maps for the first time since 2008.

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