A series of earthquakes, the biggest magnitude 4.3, struck the Salton Sea area Monday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, more than 30 small quakes had have been recorded in the area. The 4.3 magnitude temblor hit near Bombay Bay at 7:31 a.m. It was felt in a relatively small area...
Footage from the National Park Service shows what happened inside the monument when the August 2001 quake began. The Ranger went down the stairway to open the Emergency door for visitors, then is seen coming back through after conducting a sweep to assure all were safe. … Click to Continue »
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's southern Okinawa island and a chain of neighboring islands were shaken on Monday by an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
A new study from researchers at Stanford University has linked a 4.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in East Texas in 2012 to the now common oil industry practice of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and the accompanying wastewater injection wells, through the use of satellite data, according to a new press release from the highly regarded university. Show More Summary
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It’s one of the most enduring mysteries in earthquake science: Why do small earthquakes stay small, while others grow into monsters? A group of researchers offered a partial, but tantalizing answer this month: The moon and big tides. How does this work? The scientists zeroed in on times of high...
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Authorities say an earthquake measuring 5.3 has struck eastern and central Romania, and was felt in neighboring Moldova.
DAVAO, Philippines (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck off the Philippine's Mindanao island on Saturday, sending hotel guests and construction workers running from buildings in Davao, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
Animated and interactive graphics describe the connection between oil and gas production and human-caused earthquakes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Picturesque hamlets devastated by Italy's deadly earthquake will be restored to their former glory, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Friday, a month after the disaster which claimed nearly 300 lives. "Our country will rebuild the areas...Show More Summary
ROME (Reuters) - An earthquake that killed 297 people in central Italy last month caused damage worth at least 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion), Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Friday.
A new look 100 miles beneath a massive tectonic plate as it dives under North America has helped clarify the subduction process that generates earthquakes, volcanoes and the rise of the Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest.
Residents could not cope with a powerful earthquake that struck southwestern Japan in April.
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The preliminary magnitude 6.5 quake hit Friday morning at a depth of about 10 kilometers.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck southeast of Tokyo on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
The U.S. has avoided deporting most Haitians in the wake of the devastating earthquake in 2010
Hurricanes, flash floods, earthquakes, land slides, tornados – all natural disasters that interrupt normal life and put people in hard situations. First responders and search and rescue team members have the job of finding and saving people caught in Mother Nature’s way. Show More Summary