El Niño: California Beach Erosion In 2015/16 Highest Ever RecordedEl Niño didn't deliver pounding rain, but it gave California's coastline a powerful beating during the winter of 2015/16. The much anticipated rainfall was lower than anticipated, but beach erosion was the highest in more than 145 years, according a study released Tuesday by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Deadly Nighttime Earthquake Strikes PhilippinesThe late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused residents from sleep in Surigao del Norte province, sending hundreds to flee their homes.
Swarm Of More Than 250 Quakes In 3 Days Has CA Scientists On EdgeA swarm of more than 250 small earthquakes since New Year's Eve near the California-Mexico border is raising concerns among scientists.
3.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near HollisterA 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Hollister Monday afternoon.
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.
6.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes IndonesiaA 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday.
2.8 Magnitude Quake Strikes PacificaA 2.8-magnitude earthquake struck in Pacifica Monday morning at 7:36 a.m.
Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Hits ArgentinaA powerful earthquake shook San Juan in Argentina Sunday evening, the USGS said.
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.
Magnitude 6.2 Quake Hits Argentina After Deadly 7.8 In New ZealandA moderate earthquake struck Argentina hours after a deadly quake hit New Zealand Sunday, the USGS reported.
Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Japan's East Coast; No CasualtiesA magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan early Saturday, but no damage or casualties were reported.
Strongest Earthquake In Decades Strikes Central ItalyThe quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 was the strongest to strike the country in nearly 36 years, hitting a mountainous region northeast of Rome.