An effective communication approach incorporating computer simulations could help people find practical means to evacuate in the event of a tsunami.
Indonesia's tsunami detection system, made up of seafloor sensors that communicate with transmitting buoys on the surface, has been rendered useless by vandals and lack of funding. Now Indonesian and U.S. scientists say they've ...
A powerful magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under Papua New Guinea on Sunday, causing damage and blackouts but no tsunami hours after the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an alert for nearby islands.
Parts of Japan were on tsunami alert today following a magnitude 6.9 earthquake off the east coast of the country.
The tsunami warnings from the latest New Zealand earthquake show how important it is for people to be prepared for such an event.
The recent magnitude 7.1 earthquake and subsequent tsunami warning in northern New Zealand reminds us that tsunamis are unpredictable and can strike any time.
Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning issued Wednesday after a powerful earthquake off Sumatra sent islanders rushing to high ground.
Existing GPS instruments at monitoring stations worldwide could be used to increase the speed and accuracy of tsunami warnings, according to new study accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters, a journal of ...
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.
A strong earthquake hit off of Indonesia's main island of Java on Sunday afternoon, causing residents to pour into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued.