Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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 →
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 →
Report's maps show geologists' predictions of where and how often future earthquakes may occur and how strongly they may shake the ground.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
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