What are earthquake lights?
January 6, 2014, 2:29 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The blink-and-you'll-miss-them lights had been discounted by researchers for a number of years due to a lack of scientific data.
Stunning luminary memorializes Kobe earthquake victims
December 5, 2013, 12:20 p.m. by Photo Blog
The annual event commemorates the victims of Kobe's Great Hanshin Earthquake, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake that claimed more than 6,000 lives in 1995.
Seattle football fans rock the house -- and the Earth
December 4, 2013, 12 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Vibrations from celebrating fans are different from actual quakes, but their frequencies can still register on seismometers.
Why buildings built in the Middle Ages survive earthquakes
November 8, 2013, 11:52 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Following old construction methods may be a better bet for earthquake survival, depending on the locations geology.
Gas-injection wells triggered earthquakes in Texas
November 7, 2013, 2:19 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The use of CO2 injections in oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, but similar amounts of CO2 are only causing quakes in certain areas.
Extend California's new earthquake early warning system, says scientist
October 3, 2013, 1:51 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Earthquake early warning systems are designed to detect the first strong pulse coming from an earthquake.
Earthquake predictions: Convicted geologist denounces manslaughter charges
September 27, 2013, 3:50 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Scientists outside of Italy fear that the verdict could have a chilling effect on researchers who communicate earthquake risk.
East Coast tsunami of 1817 triggered by Bermuda Triangle quake
September 10, 2013, 3:29 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Using historical records and new technology, researchers have narrowed the cause of the "tidal wave" down to the epicenter of the spooky source's earthquake.
Fracking to blame for Ohio earthquakes
September 4, 2013, 12:29 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
The Youngstown quakes were triggered by wastewater injection, scientists have discovered.
Norway's weird waves traced to Japan earthquake
August 18, 2013, 1:49 p.m. by By Becky Oskin, Livescience
Seiche waves are standing waves that form in closed or semi-enclosed water basins, such as Norway's narrow, steep-walled fjords.
Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand
August 16, 2013, 9:48 a.m.
Video: A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook Wellington, New Zealand, on Friday. At least 6 aftershocks of magnitude-5.0 or stronger were also felt. Some homes and roads were damaged.
Shigeru Ban's Cardboard Cathedral opens after ungodly delay
August 7, 2013, 7:36 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At long last, a transitional structure to replace Christchurch, New Zealand's earthquake-ravaged Anglican cathedral is open for worship. And you'll never guess what it's made of.
Cats go for the gold in 'catching' Olympians
Mystery of the pyramids' alignment finally solved by simple shadow trick
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night
Watch as a blind elephant meets her new herd
Farmer saves oldest-known living Icelandic sea eagle
7 interesting facts about Lucy the ancient ape