Using the link below(USGS Earthquake Hazards Program), search in your state for earthquake history, maps, and data. Provide a summary, with maps of your state and area and discuss any historical events that may have occurred or seismic activity that is current.
You may be surprised to see that you actually live near a fault line or in an area with historical earthquake events. https://www.usgs.gov/natural-hazards/earthquake-hazards/information-region
(Links to an external site.)