On this day in 1960, the largest earthquake ever recorded by instruments struck southern Chile with a magnitude we now know to be at least
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The massive 8.2 earthquake that rocked Mexico earlier this week, also produced the fascinating side effect of mysterious lights in the sky.
This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2015, at a rate of 30 days
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Chile sitting along the southeast edge of the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” is used to earthquakes and tsunamis. The strongest quake on record was recorded
EOC radar analysis reveals large-scale ground displacement on the Himalayas, caused by the Nepal earthquake.
There are important easy ways you can contribute to the Nepal earthquake relief effort from your computer.
Though there are earthquake early warnings systems in place in Japan, China and Mexico, among other countries, the United States doesn’t yet have one.
French scientists are testing ways to use refraction (i.e. changing the direction of vibrations) in order to shield large cities from earthquakes. Image © wikimedia
1964, 9.2 magnitude, The Great Alaska Earthquake. A video highlighting the impacts and effects of America’s largest recorded earthquake. It is an expanded version of