2021 Great Midwest Quake
Future North America (In 65 million years)

The Face of North America had been Completely Altered Following the Quake.
Date August 31st, 2021
Time 3:39 PM
Duration 40-55 Seconds
Magnitude 9.9 (moment magnitude scale)
Depth 15km
Epicenter Along the Midwest
Type Rift
Areas affected The US Midwest
Total damages Around $365-440 billion
Maximum intensity IX - Intense
Foreshocks Unknown
Aftershocks 1,590 - which lasted till the end of August 2022.
Total casualties 9,500 dead, 16,317 injured, 2,540 missing

The 2021 Great Midwest Quake was a Devastating Quake that the Midwest of North America, and was Considered one of the Worst Earthquakes to Ever Strike the Continent.


North America has been known for it's Geographic Changes, Tectonics and Powerful Earthquakes.

Two Faults in North America have been Notorious for causing Massive Quakes: San Andreas and New Madrid.

As Well, an Ancient Rift/Waterway laid within the Midwest that existed Millions of Years Before.

The EventEdit

  • At First, the Quake received a rating of 10.0, but was dropped slightly in Post-Analysis
  • Near Total Building Collapses were Observed within 190 miles of the New Rift

The US was split down the middle and was moved a good 25 miles. but was still called North America because of a little bit of land in the middle of where the split is, the waters of the gulf now filled the new split.