Since records began in 1776, the people of Youngstown, Ohio had never experienced an earthquake. However, from January 2011, 109 tremors were recorded and new research in Geophysical Research-Solid Earth reveals how this may be the result of shale fracking.
The link between geothermal power production and earthquakes is one long since established, but new research is providing fresh insight into how Earth responds to this and other sorts of poking around underground that we do.
Six scientists and an ex-government official have been found guilty of manslaughter in Italy.
Very large earthquakes like last April's Sumatra quake can set off others around the world for at least a week, including one as far away as Baja California.
A giant 'balloon' of magma has been welling up under the Greek island of Santorini, raising it an extra five and a half inches above the sea.
Scientists at Cambridge University say they've worked out why the tsunami that devastated Japan in March 2011 was so much larger than expected.
The disaster film genre was originally thought to be left behind in the dust of the 70’s with The Poseidon Adventure and Earthquake.
Disaster films were part of a genre that was popular for several years in the 70’s, with such movies as The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, and Earthquake.
Well, that's tasteful. In Germany, Google allows residents to remove their homes from Street View - but in Japan, it's giving the owners of piles of rubble no such option.
Six Italian scientists and former government officials are to appear in court today over charges that their failure to predict an earthquake led to hundreds of deaths.
Animals at the Washington National Zoo started behaving oddly minutes before Tuesday's magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit.
In repsonse to our recent coverage of 3D movies, one TG Daily reader wrote in about seeing a movie in SenSurround way back when.
Over the past few weeks, Japan has been grappling with the aftermath of a tragic 9.0 earthquake and tsunami which killed thousands of people.
Toyota announced a series of production date changes following the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in early March.
Last Friday's quake in Japan has likely shortened the length of the planet's day and shifted its axis, says a NASA scientist.
The SXSW (South by Southwest) community has kicked off fund-raising efforts in conjunction with the Red Cross to help raise funds for Japanese quake and tsunami victims.
Google's quickly launched a version of its Person Finder app to help people try and locate friends and family caught up in the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
The conditions that caused the earthquake that hit New Zealand two days ago apply to many US cities, say experts.
More great news for Californians. Just a couple of weeks ago, they were told that they were at serious risk of a superstorm - and now they need to prepare for a major quake.
Exactly one year after the earthquake that left 230,000 of Haiti's population dead and millions more homeless, researchers are analyzing the effectiveness of various social media tools deployed in the disaster's aftermath.