New Madrid Quake of 2025

The Quake destroyed many buildings in Louisville, KY
Date November 24th, 2025
Time 6:59 PM
Duration 2 minutes (120 Seconds)
Magnitude 7.7 (moment magnitude scale)
Depth 17.2km
Epicenter New Madrid Fault Zone
Type Partial Rift
Areas affected US Midwest, any places in the vicinity of the New Madrid Fault
Total damages $70-95 billion
Maximum intensity VII - Major
Foreshocks Unknown
Aftershocks 882
Total casualties 2,142 dead, 38,871 injured, 6,950 missing

The New Madrid Quake of 2025 was probably the Strongest Quake to be Spawned by the New Madrid Fault since the 1800s.


The New Madrid fault zone is a well known geographic fault zone located in the Midwest of North America

The Event

  • The New Madrid Earthquake Zone in relation to the US