Australian Trent Grimsey plunged into the San Francisco Bay Friday morning in an attempt to shatter the decades-old record for swimming to and around Alcatraz Island after setting off from the San Francisco shoreline.
Spewing hot molten lava didn’t stop one San Francisco daredevil from descending down to the bottom of an active volcano.
An volcanic island that is erupting off the coast of Japan is could trigger a tsunami if part of the newly-formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, according to an earthquake expert.
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake Monday in the Aleutian Islands was quickly followed by smaller 5.9 and 6.0 quakes closer to land.
A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center said.
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Billionaire Larry Ellison isn’t planning any radical changes for the Hawaiian island he has agreed to buy, a Hawaii state lawmaker said Thursday.
Seven people were rescued by helicopter from an island in Tomales Bay near the Point Reyes National Seashore after one of their boats capsized, according to authorities.