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Mar 29, 2015 09:15 PM ET
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
Mar 23, 2015 04:52 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Official reports of deaths due to winter storms are misleadingly low, according to a study by two University of Georgia scientists. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
The risk of a major earthquake hitting California in the next 30 years has risen dramatically, according to improved forecasting techniques.
Dec 8, 2014 12:05 PM ET
We have a love/hate relationship with snow. It's beautiful falling from the sky and creates scenes of wonder once on the ground. It can also make our lives a living hell. But Trace accentuates the positive in this close look at winter's white wonder.
Nov 24, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Buffalo received a year's worth of snow over two days, and longtime residents recalled the blast of winter weather as the worst in memory.
Sep 28, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
At least 31 hikers have been found lifeless near the peak of Mount Ontake after Saturday's volcanic eruption.
Sep 6, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Slow-moving lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is about a week away from homes and farms in the Kaohe Homesteads neighborhood.
Aug 25, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
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