The deadly earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday occurred in a notorious seismic hotspot, and dangerous aftershocks are possible, scientists said.
A moderately strong earthquake has rattled the Tokyo region, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
What an age we live in. This summer marks the very first opposition of Pluto since New Horizons' historic flyby of the distant world in July 2015. If you were like us, you sat transfixed during the crucial flyby phase, the ...
A team of researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM) published a study this week that estimated the probability of a Magnitude 9+ earthquake in the Aleutian Islands—an event with sufficient power to create ...
Symbols don't always have to be part of the equation to understand math, according to cognitive neuroscientist Elizabeth Brannon.
The Sierra's eastern front is long overdue for a large earthquake along the California-Nevada line, where a magnitude-7 event expected on average every 30 years hasn't occurred in six decades, scientists said Tuesday.
At risk of being accused of being some sort of sinister harbinger of earthquakes, I must confess I happened to be en route to Christchurch, in New Zealand, when the latest magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurred on Sunday beneath ...
A strong earthquake of at least a 7.0 magnitude struck in Russia's Far East on Saturday morning, US and Russian scientists said, sending tremors across the coastal peninsula.
A new study by Stanford researchers suggests that earthquakes triggered by human activity follow several indicative patterns that could help scientists distinguish them from naturally occurring temblors.
Scientists have developed a new method to model heat wave magnitude that takes both the duration and the intensity of the heat wave into account.