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Jan 16, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Disposing of waste water from fracked wells and other energy industry drilling might cause a seismic catastrophe, say experts.
Jan 6, 2015 07:45 PM ET // AFP
Years of steady, quiet pressure on a plate boundary beneath the Pacific ocean resulted in the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
Dec 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Are we better prepared now for an event like the one that killed 160,000 people a decade ago? Continue reading →
Dec 15, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mess caused by the Pineapple Express reminds us that California is exceptionally prone to landslides. Continue reading →
Nov 17, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
Oct 21, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Fragments of corals, shells and coarse sand in a natural sinkhole suggest that a mighty tsunami hit the Hawaiian Islands about 500 years ago.
Oct 14, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Some 400 micro-earthquakes near the town of Canton, Ohio, are connected to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, wells.
Sep 14, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
NASA scientists flying over Seward Glacier in Alaska captured dramatic photos of a quake-induced landslide.
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