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.
Switzerland's lakes produced devastating tsunamis in the past, raising worries that 13 million people may be at risk. Continue reading →
Volcanoes erupt, a wolf gets up close with a bear and the Napa quake deforms the Earth.
A new volcanic island growing 600 miles south of Tokyo is still growing, and scientists worry it could collapse and cause a tsunami, or else explode. Continue reading →
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.
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