earthquakes

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A Powerful California Fault Line Is Moving for the First Time on Record

The Garlock fault could produce a magnitude 8 earthquake.

9.19.19

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.

4.19.19

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.

2.15.19

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.

12.6.18

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.

11.30.18

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.

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8.25.18

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.

8.7.18

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.”

4.9.18

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.

1.11.18

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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1.10.18

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.

1.9.18

Natural disasters cost U.S. more than $300 billion in 2017

It's a record-breaking bill.

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