13 January 2010, 07:47 AM ET
Haiti earthquake caused by sliding of Earth's plates.
13 January 2010, 06:22 AM ET
How the Haiti earthquake happened, why it was so deadly, and what may happen next.
16 December 2009, 08:00 AM ET
Hard times are now bedeviling geothermal energy projects that risk triggering earthquakes as they delve miles deep into the Earth to tap clean and virtually limitless energy.
15 December 2009, 04:26 AM ET
Social media site could be new source of earthquake data for seismologists.
20 November 2009, 06:27 AM ET
A wireless "backbone" in the wilderness brings the power of the internet to remote locations.
14 November 2009, 07:02 PM ET
Engineers will test a scaled-down shipping crane to massive earthquake forces.
04 November 2009, 08:04 AM ET
small earthquakes in the New Madrid seismic zone may actually be aftershocks from the large earthquakes that occurred there in 1811 and 1812
09 October 2009, 07:44 AM ET
An engineer studies ways to make coastal cities tsunami-resistant
30 September 2009, 04:04 PM ET
Even before the first warning was issued, it was too late for the inhabitants of the island American Samoa.
30 September 2009, 11:06 AM ET
Study finds large quakes can weaken faults around the world.
30 September 2009, 09:07 AM ET
Multiple strong earthquakes in one year not unusual, though effects and damage can differ.
29 September 2009, 12:24 PM ET
How deep-sea earthquakes can generates devastating walls of water.
29 September 2009, 11:20 AM ET
A major earthquake struck in the Somoa Islands region of the South Pacific Ocean.
11 September 2009, 11:57 AM ET
In Miki, Japan, a six-story wooden model condominium was shaken by the equivalent of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake. The test was said to be the largest simulated earthquake ever attempted with a wooden structure.
09 September 2009, 09:05 AM ET
Engineers are designing buildings that pull themselves back into plumb as soon as the shaking stops, confining damage to replaceable steel "fuses."
08 September 2009, 06:09 AM ET
A new structural enhancement for buildings may prevent damage from earthquakes.
18 August 2009, 05:20 AM ET
Researchers have developed a cloaking technology that may protect from tsunamis and earthquakes.
11 August 2009, 08:44 AM ET
Storms and quakes that have struck Asia unrelated, coincidence of nature.
21 July 2009, 06:03 AM ET
Study of ancient faults suggests potential tsunamis could be bigger than thought.
08 July 2009, 12:46 PM ET
John van de Lindt is leading a team of researchers conducting the NSF NEESWood Capstone tests, the largest shake-table tests in history.
05 July 2009, 06:19 PM ET
Engineers get ready to shake a six-story condominium building
27 May 2009, 08:43 AM ET
José Andrade of Northwestern University studies liquefaction, a process that causes buildings to sink during earthquakes.
20 April 2009, 10:27 AM ET
Imagine what a mag. 7.8 quake would look like if you could see Earth's vibrations from high above southern California. A TeraGrid supercomputer shakes out a scintillating simulation.
07 April 2009, 02:18 PM ET
It is not yet possible. In fact, it won't be for a long, long time.
06 April 2009, 07:32 AM ET
Area around Italian earthquake has complicated geologic history.
25 March 2009, 07:12 AM ET
The New Madrid fault system might be in the process of shutting down, despite previous forecasts for a big one there.
04 March 2009, 08:07 AM ET
Satellite radar sees subsidence around fault zone after earthquake.
19 February 2009, 04:18 AM ET
Scientists use deep-sea drilling and GPS networks to delve into the mysteries of the mechanics of earthquakes.
22 January 2009, 07:55 AM ET
A newfound earthquake fault in Arkansas could be the site of a major earthquake.
14 January 2009, 12:14 PM ET
11 of 13 great ancient cities were near a major earthquake fault.
30 December 2008, 04:47 AM ET
A swarm of small earthquakes in Yellowstone National Park are the most intense in years.
29 December 2008, 08:18 AM ET
Insurance group ranks this year third for human and financial losses from natural disasters.
09 October 2008, 10:09 AM ET
Geologists simulate low frequency sounds of volcanoes, could improve eruption forecasts.
08 September 2008, 05:56 AM ET
Seismic signals from Antarctica's Whillans Ice Stream are as strong as a magnitude-7 earthquake.
21 August 2008, 02:20 PM ET
More faults exist than was known.
21 August 2008, 10:03 AM ET
Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas had more complicated formation than was thought.