A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the South Sandwich Islands region Monday afternoon.
The Japanese industrial designer responsible for the iconic red-capped soy sauce dispenser and other designs and logos died on Sunday.
Operations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
Researchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.
A Bay Area woman beat incredible odds to snag a table for two at what has been declared the best restaurant in the world, but she doesn’t have a date. She is deciding to take applications and more than 150 men have applied so far.
A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring several people.
A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck off the coast of Japan Wednesday near Chiba, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck off the coast of Northern Japan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.
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.
The United States Geological Survey reports a 6.6 magnitude earthquake occurred Sunday morning off the coast of Russia’s Kuril Islands, about 780 miles northeast of Tokyo.