earthquakes

earthquakes

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.
Sarah Emerson
4.19.19
Earth's mantle

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.
Becky Ferreira
2.15.19
tech

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.
Paul Biasco
12.6.18
Motherboard

Scenes of Destruction as 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Alaska

A massive earthquake on Friday has triggered a tsunami warning for parts of southern Alaska.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.18
shifting tides

Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami

The island nation’s new warning system will broadcast qualitative alerts like takai and kyodai ("high" and "huge") during future Pacific megathrust earthquakes, to better urge people to evacuate before the waves come.
Matthew Komatsu
8.25.18
Facebook

Facebook Added Balloons and Confetti to Posts About the Earthquake in Indonesia

A spokesperson told Motherboard the company “regrets that it appeared in this unfortunate context.”
Kaleigh Rogers
8.7.18
earthquakes

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.
Jennifer Swann
4.9.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Senators said to be "close" on major immigration deal, YouTube backs away from Logan Paul over controversial video, Trump says interview with Mueller "unlikely," and more.
VICE Staff
1.11.18
HOTY2017

The Physicist Building the World’s Most Precise Clock

Advanced timekeeping could help unify quantum and gravitational physics, predict earthquakes, and navigate in deep space.
Matthew Gault
1.10.18
Earthquake in Mexico

Inside the Inspiring Citizen Response to Mexico's Earthquake

When everything falls silent, it's an incomparable, goosebumps-inducing display of human will. "Is there anyone here who hears me?"
Eliana Gilet
9.20.17
Earthquake in Mexico

On the Ground at the Site of Mexico City's Collapsed Buildings

Many who survived Tuesday's earthquake unscathed found their homes and workplaces in ruins.
Daniel Melchor
9.20.17
shaky ground

Inside Italy’s Thriving Market for Earthquake Pseudoscience

Legitimate fears of deadly earthquakes are fueling a cottage industry of bogus detectors and predictors.
Federico Formica
4.16.17
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