How we found the 'prehistoric beaver' that helped mammals inherit Earth after dinosaurs were wiped out
Sixty six million years ago the world changed in an instant. A huge asteroid, some ten kilometers in diameter, smashed into what is now Mexico. It arrived with the force of several million nuclear bombs, and unleashed a deadly ...
Geologists presents explanation for smaller than expected tremor during the april 2014 Iquique earthquake
Chile is one of the countries that is most at risk from damaging earthquakes. Therefore, no one was caught by surprise when a series of tremors struck the area around the northern Chilean city of Iquique in spring 2014. The ...
Researchers have for the first time been able to measure a material's resistance to fracturing from various types of tectonic motions in the Earth's middle crust, a discovery that may lead to better understanding of how large ...
Mexico City marked the 30th anniversary of a killer earthquake Saturday with a massive preparedness drill that saw six million residents participate.
Tsunami advisories for Hawaii and California were dropped Thursday following a powerful earthquake off Chile, while minor effects were recorded along coasts as far north as Alaska.
Facebook has activated a geolocation tool allowing people in Chile to reassure friends and loved ones after a powerful magnitude 8.3 quake shook the country, killing at least eight.
Seismologists have downgraded the magnitude of a light earthquake that jolted the Big Bear Lake area of the San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California.
A strong undersea earthquake has struck off eastern Indonesia, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.