Fri, Jun 14 2013 at 10:10 AM
A change in the tectonic plates off the coast means a future of earthquakes and heightened plate movement in the region.
Thu, May 30 2013 at 10:48 AM
By placing seismometers under the ocean, it's possible that scientists could pick out and monitor dangerous plates before they slip.
Thu, May 30 2013 at 10:11 AM
When and where certain gemstones form could indicate when subduction zones began to take shape.
Sun, Apr 28 2013 at 1:10 PM
Major earthquakes of magnitude 7 or greater apparently caused the crust in northern Chile to crack permanently.
Tue, Apr 23 2013 at 12:40 PM
As rescue and relief workers go into overdrive to recover survivors, at least 192 are confirmed dead, 23 are missing and more than 11,000 are injured.
Thu, Apr 18 2013 at 5:10 PM
When Hurricane Sandy veered on Oct. 29, the sudden increase in crashing ocean waves sent rumbles through the Earth detectable on seismometers.
Tue, Apr 16 2013 at 4:06 PM
Find out the geology behind Iran's 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which the US Geological Survey said likely killed more than 1,000.
Fri, Apr 12 2013 at 10:55 AM
Researchers suspect that the insects pick up changing gas emissions or local shifts in the Earth's magnetic field.
Fri, Apr 05 2013 at 8:30 AM
The fish, which live off the coast of Japan and Hawaii, made their way across the Pacific in a drifting skiff. Of the 5 fish that made the journey, 1 is still alive.
Tue, Mar 26 2013 at 10:43 AM
Once thought to trigger earthquakes, scientists have discovered that foreshocks actually detail how some earthquakes begin.