The Caribbean usually conjures images of white sandy beaches and sparkling turquoise water, but beneath the sea's tranquil surface, powerful forces are at work.
New evidence uncovered at several spots along Alaska's scenic coastline reveals that many tsunamis have flooded the region's southern islands and fjords in the past several thousand years.
A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that rocked Chile Tuesday night (April 1) originated at a rupture in the Earth's crust that has produced some of the world's strongest earthquakes in history.
Computer simulations have been accurate in predicting where debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan would wash ashore, scientists say.
A monster earthquake in Alaska could trigger 5-story-high tsunami waves that would inundate some of Hawaii's most iconic beaches and its critical power infrastructure, new research suggests.
Some have compared the destruction wrought by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines to that caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Here's a comparison of the two events.
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