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Jan 17, 2015 08:50 AM ET // AFP
A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month.
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 →
Nov 19, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A volcanic eruption at Iceland's Holuhraun Lava Field is the largest since the 18th century.
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 15, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if.
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 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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