A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck under the Celebes Sea off the southern Philippines on Tuesday but was far too deep to cause any damage and casualties or generate a tsunami.
A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, generating a small tsunami and knocking out power in parts of the Pacific island nation. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
An earthquake much more powerful and damaging than last year's 7.8 magnitude quake could rock Katmandu and the Himalayan Frontal Fault, an international team of seismic experts has concluded. The unsettling news comes after ...
Researchers are developing large structures inspired by 'cloaking' materials for sound and light, which can offer protection against seismic waves.
Parts of Japan were on tsunami alert today following a magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the east coast of the country.
At first, it was 2011 all over again.
The third powerful earthquake to hit Italy in two months spared human life Sunday but struck at the nation's identity, destroying a Benedictine cathedral, a medieval tower and other beloved landmarks that had survived the ...
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, toppling shelves and knocking out power to thousands of homes. There was no risk of a tsunami.
Scientists in California have found that earthquakes can occur much deeper below the Earth's surface than originally believed, a discovery that alters their understanding of seismic behavior and potential risks.
Two earthquakes this year in Oklahoma greater than magnitude 5.0—including a record-setting quake last weekend that damaged more than a dozen buildings—are expected to increase the likelihood of a more violent quake in ...