The earthquakes that rattled Japan last week have nothing to do with the strong earthquake that shook Ecuador this past weekend. Continue reading →
The magnitude 7.8 temblor tumbled houses and left hundreds trapped under rubble. Continue reading →
A strong 7.0 earthquake hit southern Japan early Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, a day after another powerful tremor killed at least nine people in the same area.
Would your office building stand a chance of surviving a serious earthquake? Depending on where you live, new construction might need to defend against a violently shaking Earth.
About 7 million Americans live in areas where there's a potential for damaging shaking from artificial seismic events.
A powerful earthquake struck Wednesday off Indonesia's Sumatra island, a region hit hard by quakes and tsunamis in the past. Continue reading →
An aquatic creature called the stickleback is amazingly adaptable.
The major cause of quakes seems to be injection of waste water from fracking. Continue reading →
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