Oregon Repeals Tsunami-Zone Construction Ban; California Still Has NoneCalifornia has no state-mandated development restrictions in tsunami zones. "In every other country in the world, best practice for tsunamis is avoidance, not building in a tsunami zone," an Oregon seismologist said.
Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Aleutian Islands; No Tsunami ExpectedOfficials say a strong earthquake has struck in a remote area of the Aleutian Islands near Alaska but a tsunami is not expected.
CBS Continuing Coverage of Deadly Indonesia TsunamiAn eruption of the infamous Krakatoa volcanic complex is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed hundreds in Indonesia.
Tsunami Carries Exotic Japanese Fish Across Pacific To MontereyScuba divers in Monterey Bay have made a surprising discovery: an exotic warm water fish, native to the coast of Japan, surviving in the chilly waters.
Volcano Erupts On Same Indonesian Island As Earlier QuakeA volcano has erupted in central Indonesia and authorities have warned planes about volcanic ash in the air.
Indonesia Tsunami And Earthquake: Rescuers Race To Aid Victims As Death Toll Passes 840Mass graves were dug Monday as Indonesian authorities rushed to bury hundreds of people killed by an earthquake and tsunami that cracked streets, tore down buildings and washed away homes on the island of Sulawesi.
Indonesia Tsunami Toll Tops 800 With Hundreds More Feared DeadRescuers struggled Sunday to reach victims in several large coastal towns in Indonesia that were hit by an earthquake and tsunami, and authorities feared that the toll of more than 800 confirmed dead would rise.
Hundreds Dead Following Devastating Indonesia Earthquake, TsunamiAn earthquake-spawned tsunami swept away buildings and killed at least several hundred people on the central Indonesian island of Sulawesi, dumping victims across a devastated landscape that rescuers were struggling to reach Saturday.
Earthquakes Hit Indonesia, Including 7.5 Magnitude Tremor Near PaluAt least one person died and 10 were injured, according to Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), after a series of earthquakes struck the island of Sulawesi on Friday afternoon.
Death Toll Soars After Magnitude 7 Earthquake Strikes IndonesiaA powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 39 people and shaking neighboring Bali.
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.