(Phys.org) —Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don't go underwater.
A new report on New Zealand's tsunami hazards shows some parts of the New Zealand coast are exposed to greater tsunami hazard than previously thought, while the hazard in other coastal regions is the same or even less.
If a monster earthquake struck off Alaska's coast, tsunami waves would rush toward California, crippling the nation's busiest port complex and flooding coastal communities, a report released Wednesday suggests.
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was recorded Tuesday in waters off Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands region, where a 7.0 quake hit just last week.
A strong earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Sunday, causing panic among residents in East Timor, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and there was no danger of a tsunami.
An early warning system against tsunamis has been developed and tailored for the need of the Mediterranean, but preparedness on the ground is paramount to ensuring peoples' safety.
Scientific research into climate change tends to look at the impact it will have in the future, and how it will affect the Earth's physical system. Very few studies have focused on how climate change will affect future societies. ...
Scientists suggest a rare tsunami may have hit the U.S. East Coast earlier this month.
A moderate 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Nicaragua on Saturday and rattled nearby cities, but scientists said it was unlikely to have generated a major tsunami.
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's main island of Java and was felt hundreds of kilometers away in the capital, Jakarta, but no major damage was reported.