Earthquakes Archive
21 October 2010, 11:26 AM ET
No 'next big one' for the Midwest
18 October 2010, 08:15 AM ET
The shape of the Earth's surface matters too.
13 October 2010, 05:52 AM ET
Atmospheric waves generated by tsunamis could be used to warn of monster waves.
11 October 2010, 05:51 AM ET
Coastal cities more vulnerable to earthquake-triggered tsunamis than thought.
10 October 2010, 07:50 AM ET
Multiple faults shook the nation, some previously unknown.
26 September 2010, 07:26 AM ET
Recent quakes show seismic, volcanic potential of region of Saudi Arabia.
19 September 2010, 07:45 AM ET
Scientists warn improvements needed to monitor active Earth.
16 September 2010, 08:11 AM ET
Researchers probe inner Earth below Himalayas, Tibetan Plateau.
09 September 2010, 02:58 AM ET
Deep mantle plume may be fueling area's volcanic activity.
29 August 2010, 03:12 PM ET
Better models could improve earthquake prediction.
23 August 2010, 10:42 AM ET
While war and automobiles kill more people than nature, find out what natural disasters top scientists' worry lists.
20 August 2010, 09:55 AM ET
Fault could be in natural lull, but another big quake is likely.
18 August 2010, 02:46 AM ET
The deadly tsunami that washed over the southwest Pacific islands of Samoa and Tonga last September may have been triggered by not just one but two giant earthquakes
17 August 2010, 09:14 AM ET
Potentially active faults complicate the seismic map.
06 August 2010, 03:40 PM ET
The rapid geological, weather and heavenly forces that shape the planet's surface.
06 August 2010, 09:07 AM ET
Geology behind huge fold in Earth's crust pinned down.
04 August 2010, 07:12 AM ET
Shift could explain recent seismic discoveries.
29 July 2010, 08:25 AM ET
The temblor also moved cities and sank inland areas.
28 July 2010, 09:02 AM ET
Earth snapped like a twig — after 16,000 years of bending.
16 July 2010, 06:10 AM ET
The mild earthquake that rattled Washington, DC and surrounding areas early this morning had a magnitude of 3.6.
14 July 2010, 07:07 AM ET
Rumblings not linked to volcanoes.
08 July 2010, 05:58 AM ET
Earthquakes don't necessarily come on a neat schedule that follows the annual calendar.
28 June 2010, 07:35 AM ET
Find out which countries experienced the worst natural disasters in 2009.
25 June 2010, 11:46 AM ET
Faults can fall in synch, causing earthquakes to trigger other temblors.
23 June 2010, 09:48 AM ET
A geology scientist seeks to understand how faults slip and the landscape is sculpted.
24 May 2010, 08:21 AM ET
There's more than a one-in-three chance that a titanic temblor will happen within the next 50 years in the Pacific Northwest.
19 May 2010, 07:14 AM ET
The earth's mantle moves faster than sinking tectonic plates.
05 May 2010, 10:42 AM ET
Andrew Freed recently returned from Haiti, where he has been studying the stresses in Earth's crust before, during and after the earthquake.
28 April 2010, 09:23 AM ET
For tiny Devils Hole pupfish, startling video shows it must have felt like a "huge tsunami" when violent water-level oscillations from an earthquake 300 miles away disturbed the small ledge they live on.
14 April 2010, 08:18 AM ET
With the China earthquake today following several others in this year alone, some might wonder if Earth is shaking more.
14 April 2010, 05:06 AM ET
The earthquake that struck western China occurred in the middle of a plate within the Tibetan Plateau.
05 April 2010, 08:02 AM ET
The earthquake that struck south of the Mexico-U.S. border could mean better social and scientific ties, says one earthquake scientist.
05 April 2010, 05:05 AM ET
The earthquakes in Mexico and Chile are insignificant compared to the Earth's major forces.
02 April 2010, 03:56 AM ET
Icequakes shake glaciers in Alaska every day, sending out seismic waves similar to earthquakes.
26 March 2010, 06:24 AM ET
Geoscientists Chris Marone and Cristiano Collettini travelled to the Isle of Elba to sample a tectonic fault that breaks most of the rules of fault mechanics. Their work reveals why these faults slip.
23 March 2010, 05:46 AM ET
A laptop and PC-based network of seismic monitors are providing earthquake data to researchers and could become an early warning system if enough volunteers sign on.