False Tsunami Warning Jolts US West Coast, AlaskaSome Alaskans got a jolt when they heard an emergency radio and television broadcast indicating the entire West Coast, from San Diego to Alaska's Aleutian Islands, was under a tsunami threat.
Oops! It Happened Again -- Tsunami Test Alert Causes ScarePeople along the US East and Gulf Coasts received a startling "Tsunami Warning" message on their phones Tuesday, after a routine monthly test message was mistakenly pushed out by some weather apps as a real warning.
Major Quake Rocks Alaska; California Coastal Tsunami Warning CancelledA 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.
Sea Critters From Japan Hitchhike To West Coast On Plastic Tsunami DebrisNearly 300 species of fish, mussels and other sea critters arrived in U.S. after hitchhiking across Pacific on 2011 Japanese tsunami debris.
Major Earthquake In Mexico Leaves At Least 15 DeadOne of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses.
Magnitude 7.2 Quake Hits Near FijiAuthorities say a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit near the Fiji Islands, causing a tsunami warning for parts of the pacific near the nation in the south Pacific Ocean.
Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Papua New GuineaA powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, generating a small tsunami and knocking out power in parts of the Pacific island nation.
Frantic Rescue Underway After Deadly Indonesian QuakeA strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.
Powerful Earthquake Strikes New Zealand, Killing 2The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight in a mostly rural area close to the city of Christchurch, but appeared to be more strongly felt in Wellington.
SF's Sea Wall May Offer Little Protection From Pacific As California Marks Deadly Tsunami AnniversaryCalifornia marks the anniversary of a deadly tsunami this week, and the sea wall protecting one of its largest cities from the Pacific Ocean could be little more than a speed bump should a large tsunami head for the city.
5-Year Anniversary Of Japan Earthquake, Tsunami A Reminder For Pacific Coast ResidentsCould a tsunami similar to the one that devastated Japan five years ago this week wreak the same kind of havoc along our northern Pacific Coast? Unfortunately, the experts say it's just a matter of time.
4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Tokyo, No Tsunami RiskAn earthquake has struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami risk.