A strong 7.0 earthquake hit southern Japan early Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, a day after another powerful tremor killed at least nine people in the same area.
The Italian Supreme Court acquitted six scientists convicted of failing to warn of a major earthquake. Continue reading →
Report's maps show geologists' predictions of where and how often future earthquakes may occur and how strongly they may shake the ground.
Some earthquake-prone countries have alert systems to give people time to seek cover. Seismologists are urging Congress to fund a similar system. Continue reading →
New evidence reveals that many tsunamis have flooded Alaska's islands and fjords in the past several thousand years
Scientist experiment with a way to deflect seismic waves around a city. Continue reading →
A 5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks the Los Angeles area, the biggest temblor in six years.
Seahawks fans shook Seattle last night with seismic intensity equivalent to a 1 or 2 magnitude earthquake. Continue reading →
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