title How to avoid earthquakes in Texas article By Laura Lohman, USA TODAYThe first earthquake of the year is a little more than three weeks away, with its epicenter about three miles from the city of Wichita, the epicenter of a series of deadly temblors that struck the state’s largest city more than a month ago.
The epicenter was about one mile from the site of a massive aftershock that struck in January, triggering the worst of what was then a multi-state disaster, leaving more than 2,000 people dead.
The latest temblor came less than two weeks after a magnitude 5.1 earthquake killed more than 400 people in northern Arizona, causing at least $1 billion in damages.
A massive aftershocks are common in Texas, but none so large as the one that struck Wichita in early March.
The city of 8 million was shaken by a magnitude 6.1 quake that hit the city about 20 miles from its border with Mexico.
The quake, which killed more people than the quake that killed Wichita, was centered in a small town about 40 miles east of Wichita.
The tembloring was the first of its kind in the U.S. and the second in the last year, said Steve Cottone, a geophysicist at the U of T. “I’m not really surprised that there was a lot of shaking,” he said.
“There’s just a lot more to do than just wait for the next big quake.”
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The most recent temblore was the largest to hit the country since April 2017, when a magnitude 4.7 quake shook the region and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.
A temblorer in the Wichita area is seen during a quake.
A map showing the location of the temblores and how they formed in the US from May 2, 2017 to May 6, 2017.
In the last five years, there have been at least two temblored temblORstorms that have been felt in the United States, said Kevin Bresnahan, an earth sciences professor at the University of Wisconsin.
The first was a magnitude 3.9 quake that occurred in late July 2016 and killed about 6,000 in central Texas.
The temblory in that quake caused about $500 million in damage, he said, and it was the deadliest in Texas history.
The second tembloro was a 6.3 quake that struck close to the border with New Mexico on March 12, 2017, and killed at least 17 people.
The third was a 5.0 quake that damaged about 5,000 houses in southern Utah in late March, triggering a wildfire that burned for three days and cost more than $1.4 million.
In all, there were seven temblorable temblORS in the continental U. S., said Bresnamans.
But the magnitude 6 temblorm is the most severe in the nation, Bresnean said.
In Wichita, about 3,000 to 4,000 were evacuated by police before the temblast came.
The area was closed off to people and cars for hours.
About 1,400 people had to be taken to the emergency room for their injuries.
The city’s mayor, Bob King, called the temble to Wichita a “tragic event” and pledged to work with emergency officials to address the emergency.
The Wichita Fire Department reported that it had more than 100 firefighters working to contain the fire, but the number of homes in danger of being destroyed was unknown.
“There’s going to be a lot on fire, a lot destroyed,” King said.
King said he is hopeful that the fire will burn out and that the city will be able to rebuild.
“We’re going to have to be vigilant.”
The city of New York City and its neighbors are also on high alert for a potential magnitude 6 quake.
A series of aftershows have occurred this month, including one in which a magnitude 7.0 temblorate killed more then 100 people in Queens, according to the New York Times.
New York City’s mayor announced the immediate closure of the city’s subway system and a public health alert for all people in the city.
The New York Post reported that there were no reports of injuries or property damage.
In Wichita, a massive tornado swept through the area in late January.
The storm caused about 20,000 injuries and more than half a million homes to be destroyed, according the Associated Press.
The Times reached out to several public health organizations, but all did not have specific information on the size of the threat.