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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 →
Jul 17, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Report's maps show geologists' predictions of where and how often future earthquakes may occur and how strongly they may shake the ground.
Jul 11, 2014 05:15 PM ET // AFP
The Japan Meteorological Agency said a local tsunami of up to one metre (3.3 feet) could impact the Pacific coastline after the quake.
Jun 23, 2014 06:30 PM ET // AFP
An 8.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Alaska prompting a local tsunami warning.
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