Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
A handful of regions around the world regularly unleash terrifyingly large earthquakes. Here are the 20 largest earthquakes on record.
A so-called seismic zone off the coast of Alaska could trigger deadly tsunamis like the one that caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011, a new study finds.
Over the course of its history, Japan has seen its share of shaking, but what makes this part of the world so susceptible to big earthquakes?
A magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, today (Nov. 21), triggering a tsunami warning.
They may have happened within days of one another, but the devastating earthquakes in Japan had nothing to do with the strong temblor that struck Ecuador over the weekend, experts say.
Big earthquakes in Chile and Japan reveal that migrating series of small earthquakes could signal coming events, providing a means of earthquake prediction.
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