Watch Taiwan’s 660-Ton Skyscraper ‘Damper’ Swing During Magnitude-6.9 Earthquake
The 660-ton ball moved eight inches during a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan.
Scientists Detect the Biggest Extraterrestrial Earthquake Ever
A magnitude 5 "marsquake" was recorded last week on Mars, by far the strongest tremor ever detected off of Earth.
The Atlantic Ocean Is Getting Bigger, And Scientists Now Think They Know Why
The Americas have been drifting apart from Europe and Africa at a rate of four centimeters a year, and a new study has revealed the dramatic processes at play.
Indonesia Is Battling a Series of Disasters Just Weeks Into 2021
Floods, landslides, a volcanic eruption and deadly plane crash. It’s only January.
Scientists Have Discovered Vast Unidentified Structures Deep Inside the Earth
Scientists combed through nearly 30 years of earthquake data to probe huge and mysterious objects near the Earth's core.
This Is What Puerto Rico Looks Like After 2 Devastating Earthquakes
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake was the most powerful to hit the island in more than 100 years.
Earthquake Conspiracy Theorists Are Wreaking Havoc During Emergencies
Independent "researchers" are sharing unfounded theories across social media, which have the potential to spread panic and confusion—and have even fooled legitimate government agencies.
A Powerful California Fault Line Is Moving for the First Time on Record
The Garlock fault could produce a magnitude 8 earthquake.
Japan Just Let the Executives Who Oversaw the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster off the Hook
Years after the disaster, there are ghost towns in the areas surrounding the plant.
Southern California Gets Ten Times As Many Earthquakes As We Thought
More than 1.81 million tiny quakes hit the region in nearly ten years.
Mountains Bigger Than Everest May Lie Deep Inside Earth
Scientists used the second largest earthquake on record to glimpse the terrain 410 miles under our planet's surface.
The Guy Behind This $2,400 Egg-Shaped Capsule Says It Will Save Us During Deadly Earthquakes
Meant to withstand violent impacts, Mexican engineer Reynaldo Vela’s personal protection pods take prehistoric design cues and are part of a broader trend in disaster capitalism.