New simulations show up to 70 percent less ground shaking in a major Southern California earthquake than previously thought. Continue reading →
The tremor triggered waves of more than six feet.
The 4.4 was the largest to hit Los Angeles since a 6.7-magnitude quake caused $25 billion in damage 20 years ago. Continue reading →
The New Madrid fault didn't die in the 19th century, scientist warn, and still menaces states in the middle of the country. Continue reading →
GPS helped researchers pinpoint the where and what of the huge quake, but not quite the when.
Some are claiming that oarfish washing ashore is a sign that an earthquake will soon follow.
The same technology that pesters you with targeted advertisements on the internet was adapted to help seismologists locate the planet's earthquake hotspots.
The quake caused landslides on the undersea slopes where the corals grew.
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