The Face of North America had been Completely Altered Following the Quake.
|Date||August 31st, 2021|
|Magnitude||9.9 (moment magnitude scale)|
|Epicenter||Along the Midwest|
|Areas affected||The US Midwest|
|Total damages||Around $365-440 billion|
|Maximum intensity||IX - Intense|
|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 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.