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Apr 26, 2015 07:50 AM ET // AFP
Terrified residents were jolted by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock that compounded one of the worst disasters to hit the impoverished Himalayan nation.
Apr 19, 2015 09:40 AM ET // AFP
Some 200 homes were under evacuation orders in Riverside County.
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 25, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Earlier this month, "monster" cyclone Pam battered the islands of Vanuatu for almost 24 hours.
Mar 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Up to 90 percent of houses in Port Vila were damaged from 200 mph wind.
Mar 13, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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.
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.
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