Disposing of waste water from fracked wells and other energy industry drilling might cause a seismic catastrophe, say experts.
Years of steady, quiet pressure on a plate boundary beneath the Pacific ocean resulted in the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
Are we better prepared now for an event like the one that killed 160,000 people a decade ago? Continue reading →
The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
Fragments of corals, shells and coarse sand in a natural sinkhole suggest that a mighty tsunami hit the Hawaiian Islands about 500 years ago.
Some 400 micro-earthquakes near the town of Canton, Ohio, are connected to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, wells.
NASA scientists flying over Seward Glacier in Alaska captured dramatic photos of a quake-induced landslide.
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