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Oct 15, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if.
Sep 29, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A prehistoric catastrophe may explain how the curious Tava sandstone in the Rocky Mountains may its way into much older granite rock.
Sep 8, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 07:38 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Aug 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
Aug 25, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
Aug 22, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Sooner State was rattled by 20 earthquakes on Aug. 19. It's the latest in a significant increase in seismic activity, which scientists believe is being caused by fracking oil and gas wells. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2014 03:08 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A massive 8.8 earthquake off the coast of Chile in 2010 also caused the ice sheets in Antarctica to vibrate, nearly 3,000 miles away. Continue reading →
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