Dying in an earthquake may become more frequent in the 21st century, warn U.S. Geological Survey seismologists. ->
A look at earthquake effects reveals that Los Angeles would shake particularly hard during a strong tremor.
The same technology that pesters you with targeted advertisements on the internet was adapted to help seismologists locate the planet's earthquake hotspots.
Two years ago today, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shredded Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. Some aid donations went straight to landfills.
Tsunami modeling technology has made huge strides in recent years, and scientists are learning a lot from the Chilean tsunami that rippled through the Pacific Ocean in February.
Large earthquakes can trigger volcanic trouble, and magma movement can cause tremors. Geologists often use information from one to help predict the other.
The quake caused landslides on the undersea slopes where the corals grew.
Seismologists say London is overdue for a big earthquake that could kill many people and cause billions of pounds worth of destruction.
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