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.
An 8.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Alaska prompting a local tsunami warning.
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.
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