Earthquakes Archive
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?
12 December 2012, 05:58 PM ET
Blobs of solidified magma may have directed 2011 Virginia earthquake's energy toward Washington, D.C.
07 December 2012, 11:21 AM ET
The earthquake shook buildings as far away as Tokyo.
15 November 2012, 05:23 PM ET
About 120 houses suffered major damage from the quake.
15 November 2012, 10:17 AM ET
Scientists don't know all the details, but the process begins millions of years ago deep below the Pacific Ocean where the current islands are anchored to one of the rocky slabs that make up Earth's outer crust.
12 November 2012, 06:37 PM ET
More than 6 huge earthquakes occurred here in the last 300,000 years.
12 November 2012, 04:21 PM ET
Hurricane Sandy lights up earthquake monitors across the eastern United States.
12 November 2012, 11:39 AM ET
This movie highlights the effect of Hurricane Sandy on ground motion and atmospheric pressure at seismic stations across North America.
10 November 2012, 11:04 AM ET
Ancient Earth looked a lot different than it does now.
08 November 2012, 01:01 PM ET
Old-fashioned detective work following East Coast quake reveals tremors' surprising reach.
05 November 2012, 06:22 PM ET
A small earthquake strikes New Jersey, leading some to wonder if it's hurricane-related.
03 November 2012, 11:30 AM ET
The "Frankenstorm" dominated lives in the East this week, effected us across the Nation, and it makes up the whole of our images this week. Check these out.
31 October 2012, 12:18 PM ET
Landslides from the 2010 earthquake are helping to reveal Haiti's past.
22 October 2012, 02:12 PM ET
Seismologists balk at criminalizing earthquake risk communication.
17 October 2012, 03:23 PM ET
The earthquake could be felt as far away as Long Island.
17 October 2012, 01:46 PM ET
A simulated earthquake shakes furniture inside a bedroom on the shake table at the University at Buffalo's Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory.
17 October 2012, 12:55 PM ET
When the earth shakes, hunker down under a table or desk.
28 September 2012, 11:31 AM ET
Yes, but not the kind of quakes you hear about in the news.
28 September 2012, 11:30 AM ET
Probably not, but Earth might make moonquakes!
26 September 2012, 12:35 PM ET
Scientists didn't think distant quakes could trigger new ones.
22 September 2012, 08:27 AM ET
Hours before China's worst earthquake in three decades, animals at a local zoo began acting strangely.
15 September 2012, 10:12 AM ET
You might guess California, and you'd be wrong.
05 September 2012, 05:15 PM ET
Seismic waves look like ripples on a pond.
05 September 2012, 04:48 PM ET
This USArray Ground Motion Visualization shows waves from the Costa Rican earthquake rattling the earth beneath the US. Blue means downward ground motion while red represents upward ground motion with the darker colors indicating larger amplitude.
04 September 2012, 05:52 PM ET
If plate tectonics followed the laws of Hollywood physics, Los Angeles would be tearing violently from the mainland as we speak.
17 August 2012, 02:00 AM ET
Researchers have discovered combinations of smart materials to create safer bridges.
16 August 2012, 08:01 AM ET
Landslides killed 32,300 people between 2004 and 2010, a new analysis shows.