Earthquakes Archive
30 June 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Scientists disagree on what caused the sinking.
27 June 2013, 02:00 PM ET
The Wenchuan earthquake fault speedily repairs itself under watchful eyes.
27 June 2013, 11:06 AM ET
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 4.3 struck last night in central Washington, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
20 June 2013, 04:10 PM ET
Demolition mimics a small earthquake.
18 June 2013, 11:00 AM ET
The North Anatolian Fault near Istanbul is quiet. Too quiet.
13 June 2013, 01:10 PM ET
An offshore earthquake of preliminary magnitude 6.7 struck today south of the Indonesian island of Java.
13 June 2013, 12:12 PM ET
Embryonic subduction zone is also site of killer earthquakes.
10 June 2013, 01:42 PM ET
Acoustic waves from earthquakes could provide early tsunami warnings.
07 June 2013, 12:10 PM ET
San Andreas Fault's silent movement is shallower than thought.
06 June 2013, 02:02 PM ET
Lab experiments show "supershear" ruptures.
31 May 2013, 04:30 PM ET
Slow earthquake under New Zealand started in January, will likely continue for several months.
29 May 2013, 11:47 AM ET
Small earthquakes brought on by the Earth's tides could help scientists forecast the next large, destructive earthquake.
24 May 2013, 01:27 PM ET
This video shows the horizontal and vertical motion recorded as seismic waves from the magnitude-8.3 earthquake in Russia's Sea of Okhotsk pass through the United States. The powerful earthquake struck 378 miles below the seafloor on May 24, 2013.
24 May 2013, 01:18 PM ET
Slow-mo shaking seems linked to lined-up clays.
24 May 2013, 12:43 PM ET
Earthquake in Okhotsk may have struck deeper than ever recorded.
24 May 2013, 09:44 AM ET
A magnitude 8.3 quake struck off the coast of Russia's Far East, shaking the country all the way to Moscow.
24 April 2013, 03:02 PM ET
Historic earthquake scale replaced by more accurate technique.
21 April 2013, 12:29 AM ET
Quake hits on same fault as Sichuan's devastating 2008 earthquake.
19 April 2013, 02:01 PM ET
Small earthquakes offshore New England highlight local tsunami risk.
19 April 2013, 10:30 AM ET
Small tremors show how Crandall Canyon mine collapsed, killing nine.
16 April 2013, 03:27 PM ET
This University of Utah video shows how ocean wave action from superstorm Sandy in October, 2012 shook the U.S. Blue color means low seismic activity; yellow, orange and red mean high seismic activity.
16 April 2013, 08:18 AM ET
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 7.8 struck today near the Iran-Pakistan border, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
11 April 2013, 05:37 PM ET
Ants living atop earthquake faults shift behavior before quakes hit.
29 March 2013, 11:03 AM ET
Steven Glaser's research covers a wide range of applications from snow hydrology processes to water balance to earthquake initiation.
24 March 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Smaller earthquakes called foreshocks herald big events, but aren't quake triggers.
17 March 2013, 02:00 PM ET
When the Earth shakes, water vaporizes, salting underground fractures with gold.
15 March 2013, 05:25 PM ET
The entire Pacific Northwest is woefully unprepared.
11 March 2013, 05:34 PM ET
The violent shaking during the Tohoku earthquake two years ago today sent acoustic waves into space.
10 March 2013, 03:37 PM ET
Two years later, geologists still puzzle over Tohoku.
10 March 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Huge stresses beneath the surface moved plates of the Earth's crust hundreds of feet horizontally and dozens of feet vertically.
22 February 2013, 01:35 PM ET
A simulated earthquake shakes brick walls that mimic New York's City's row houses on the shake table at the University at Buffalo's Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory.
15 February 2013, 10:12 PM ET
Sensors that track nuclear blasts could also track pollutants.
14 February 2013, 11:32 PM ET
When 2012 DA14 makes its unprecedented flyby Friday, some scientists will be looking for quakes on the space rock.
06 February 2013, 11:27 AM ET
The Solomon Islands tsunami and earthquake struck on a subduction zone, source of the world's deadliest quakes.
02 February 2013, 10:33 AM ET
No significant damage reported by deep temblor.
14 December 2012, 03:55 PM ET
Could the effects of tiny tremors trigger a major earthquake?