Tsunami

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Solomon Islands Wednesday. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands East Of Australia

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands east of Australia Wednesday afternoon.

04/22/2015

A staff member of the Seismology Center points at a graphic showing the earthquake at the central Weather Bureau in Taipei on April 20, 2015.  One man died and another was hospitalized in a fire caused by a powerful quake off Taiwan that also set buildings shaking in the capital Taipei and sparked a short-lived tsunami warning in far southwestern Japan.         (SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Powerful Earthquakes Rock Taiwan; Tsunami Evacuation Lifted

A strong undersea magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday, sparking a house fire that killed a person outside of Taiwan’s capital and causing Japanese authorities to evacuate some schoolchildren as a tsunami precaution.

04/20/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Strikes Taiwan

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.6 earthquake has struck in Taiwan Sunday night.

04/19/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Fiji

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.5 earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji Friday.

04/17/2015

Inside Fukushima's destroyed reactor (Tokyo Electric Power Photo)

New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal Radiation

The first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.

04/14/2015

(Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images)

Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk Faster

About 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.

04/14/2015

(USGS)

Strong Quakes Hit Off South Pacific Nations Of Tonga, Samoa

A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

03/30/2015

A USGS map of an earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

EARTHQUAKE

Pair Of Earthquakes Felt Shaking South Bay Area

CUPERTINO (CBS SF) — A pair of magnitude 2.6 earthquakes shook the South Bay Monday afternoon. The first quake struck shortly before 9 a.m. Monday morning about nine miles north of Morgan Hill, registering a magnitude of […]

03/23/2015

(USGS)

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northern Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck in far northern Chile. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning.

03/23/2015

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