There are some under-appreciated, San Andreas-like faults off Los Angeles that could unleash large quakes and tsunamis. But it's nothing like Hollywood's version.
Mt. Everest recently experienced an avalanche after an earthquake devastated Nepal. How does an avalanche work?
Over the weekend, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. Why did it happen, and how can you help?
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Los Angeles considers a solar-powered wireless communication system capable of withstanding the big one. Continue reading →
With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if.
A prehistoric catastrophe may explain how the curious Tava sandstone in the Rocky Mountains may its way into much older granite rock.
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