Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning.
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 →
A gorge formed by an earthquake and a violent river arrived quickly and could be gone in 50 years.
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.
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