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 â†’
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 â†’
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 â†’
A 100-million-year-old hotspot hiding in the underbelly of North America could have sparked some whopper quakes and sprinkled the continent with diamonds. Continue reading â†’
On Feb. 27, 2010, the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Chile sent seismic waves circling Earth's surface several times and caused microquakes in California.
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