Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Archive
17 August 2011, 03:54 PM ET
Latest in a series of new discoveries about the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
12 August 2011, 09:51 AM ET
Link could provide early warning for tsunamis.
11 August 2011, 11:09 AM ET
Link could provide early warning for tsunamis.
08 August 2011, 12:12 PM ET
NASA satellites captured images and video of event.
08 August 2011, 10:26 AM ET
Waves generated by the massive March 2011 undersea earthquake off Japan traveled 8000 mi. to chop 50 sq. mi. of ice off the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. NASA and ESA satellites captured imagery of the break. Ice may have been weakened by climate change.
15 June 2011, 01:15 PM ET
Japan Trench continues to slip, relieve strain.
26 May 2011, 04:02 PM ET
Stress relieved on one fault and shifted to others.
24 May 2011, 12:37 PM ET
Japan's massive quake was a two-part rupture, researchers say.
28 April 2011, 07:35 PM ET
Subduction zone faults become 'locked,' then release huge amounts of stress.
21 April 2011, 11:39 AM ET
Japan's biggest earthquake of all time could have been even bigger.
20 April 2011, 02:07 PM ET
A number of devastating earthquakes, including the massive Japan quake, have struck across the globe in recent years, sparking fears that our planet is in an age of megaquakes and could expect more in the near future.
19 April 2011, 11:08 AM ET
Micro-quakes and tremors detected from Taiwan to central U.S.
18 April 2011, 06:34 PM ET
Wet, sandy soils turned from solid to liquid across hundreds of miles.
15 April 2011, 04:48 PM ET
Though were some warnings a big quake could strike.
08 April 2011, 09:21 AM ET
The recent spate of large temblors may not signal more to come, but we're more vulnerable to them.
31 March 2011, 01:23 PM ET
Low levels of radiation from Japan's reactors has been detected across the U.S.
28 March 2011, 10:59 AM ET
And we should expect more such disasters in the future, experts say.
25 March 2011, 04:49 PM ET
A new poll finds that many Americans believe that God controls daily events, including natural disasters.
24 March 2011, 03:12 PM ET
More people are turning to the Web to make charitable donations.
23 March 2011, 04:48 PM ET
Animal rescue organizations need donations and helpers after the earthquake.
23 March 2011, 02:23 PM ET
Promising stem cell therapy could make lethal doses of radiation less lethal.
22 March 2011, 03:07 PM ET
Long-planned tsunami drill falls just after Japan tragedy.
22 March 2011, 08:43 AM ET
LiveScience keeps you up-to-date on the situation in Japan.
21 March 2011, 06:16 PM ET
Earthquakes do come in clusters, but that doesn't mean an earthquake will hit California soon, as some members of the press have claimed.
20 March 2011, 02:11 PM ET
A look under the hood at nuclear reactors and uranium fuel rods.
20 March 2011, 02:11 PM ET
A look under the hood at nuclear reactors and uranium fuel rods.
18 March 2011, 05:03 PM ET
Landmass and planetary axial shifts caused by the Japanese earthquake will not disrupt the worldwide Global Positioning System.
18 March 2011, 11:18 AM ET
Some nuclear power plants may be sitting on shaky ground.
17 March 2011, 07:56 PM ET
Electronics may be higher priced and in limited supply following the events of the earthquake in Japan.
17 March 2011, 02:52 PM ET
What an evolutionary biologist has to say about the loyal dog in Japan.
17 March 2011, 01:32 PM ET
A day-by-day account of the events at the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
17 March 2011, 02:26 AM ET
Satellite maps have been a vital part of relief efforts following Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
16 March 2011, 03:59 PM ET
As radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant spiral out of control, workers put their lives on the line to try to prevent a catastrophic meltdown.
16 March 2011, 01:24 PM ET
Containment vessels at nuclear reactors at Fukushima have cracked, confounding the expectations of nuclear engineers. What are the implications?
16 March 2011, 01:00 PM ET
The map uses earthquake records stretching back to 2150 BC.
15 March 2011, 04:51 PM ET
What are the health impacts of exposure to nuclear radiation?