Michigan’s Biggest Earthquake Happened in Coldwater
Morocco, a country in Northern Africa, experienced a devastating 6.8-magnitude earthquake last week. Nearly 3,000 people are reported dead. Our thoughts go out to everyone following this devastation. Thankfully, Michigan has never experienced an earthquake nearly that strong. However, the Mitten State has been hit with a couple of doozies in recent history. Below are the 6 earthquakes that registered a 3 or higher on the Richter scale. You may be surprised to learn that 2 of these earthquakes happened as recently as 2015 and the two most intense Michigan quakes had epicenters in Southwest Michigan.
Biggest Earthquakes in Michigan History
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Tornados are a far more common natural disaster for Michiganders.
Michigan's Worst Natural Disaster: the 1953 Flint-Beecher Tornado