Earlier this month, "monster" cyclone Pam battered the islands of Vanuatu for almost 24 hours.
Up to 90 percent of houses in Port Vila were damaged from 200 mph wind.
It's not that earthquake faults in California are more dangerous than before. It's just that scientists are better now at measuring their potential for disaster.
A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month.
Years of steady, quiet pressure on a plate boundary beneath the Pacific ocean resulted in the devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake.
Are we better prepared now for an event like the one that killed 160,000 people a decade ago? Continue reading →
A volcanic eruption at Iceland's Holuhraun Lava Field is the largest since the 18th century.
Small, slow-moving shifts in the Earth's offshore plates may accurately provide a heads up to major earthquakes and tsunamis.
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