Ecuador's president Rafael Correa said Saturday he will declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted evacuation orders in several villages threatened by landslides.
A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Nepal only two weeks after a powerful earthquake devastated the region.
Saturday's earthquake that hit Nepal has caused widespread devastation in the nation and across neighboring countries, killing over 1,200 people.
The remote but potentially catastrophic risk of a significant quake in Boston has researchers pondering how to protect the city's fragile historic architecture. Continue reading →
New simulations show up to 70 percent less ground shaking in a major Southern California earthquake than previously thought. Continue reading →
The Polar Star, America's only active polar icebreaker, has been dispatched to Commonwealth Bay Antarctica to free a Russian ship stuck in the ice. How do these huge ships work?
Two years ago today, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shredded Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. Some aid donations went straight to landfills.
On June 6, 1912, the world's largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century shocked a small town in Alaska.
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