Have you ever wondered what the U.S. would look like if split in half? Well according to a U.S. Geological Survey that was released if the worst occurs we just may find out.
It's not enough that our country is split in half politically now we have to worry about a literal split!
For those that are unaware of what the New Madrid Fault is let me explain. As many of you may already know the United States has quite a few fault lines lying underneath its beautiful surface. The most popular being the San Andres Fault out west.
While the San Andres is also a fault line they are watching there are reasons that they fear the New Madrid Fault more and that is because it is six times larger than the San Andreas and it covers portions of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi.
So let's take a look at what would happen and who would be severely affected by a rupture along this fault line.