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.
There were twice as many of the biggest earthquakes in the first quarter of 2014.
A 9.1 quake, the size of the one that occurred in Alaska in 1964, might unleash a tsunami so powerful that it would threaten the California coast, Continue reading →
Some earthquake-prone countries have alert systems to give people time to seek cover. Seismologists are urging Congress to fund a similar system. Continue reading →
HAARP, a scientific research project claimed by conspiracy theorists to be a super-weapon, is closing. Continue reading →
New evidence reveals that many tsunamis have flooded Alaska's islands and fjords in the past several thousand years
New simulations show up to 70 percent less ground shaking in a major Southern California earthquake than previously thought. Continue reading →
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