There are rumors that "swarms of devastating earthquakes" will rock the planet next year thanks to a slowdown of the Earth's rotation. But, wait...
Scientists have found strong evidence that 2018 will see a big uptick in the number of large earthquakes globally. Earth’s rotation, as with many things, is cyclical, slowing down by a few milliseconds per day then speeding up again.
Iranian officials called off rescue operations Tuesday, following a massive earthquake on Sunday that killed at least 530 people in western Iran.
A huge rescue effort is underway for survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Iran's mountainous border with Iraq on Sunday, killing more than 400 people and injuring over 7,000.
Alaska, which sits atop the Pacific Rim of Fire, is no stranger to earthquakes large and small. Over the past five years, Alaska has experienced more than 30 earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.0 or greater.
A series of earthquakes in the Oklahoma City metro area were likely caused by nearby disposal of wastewater from oil and gas production.
A recent study has revealed extensive data on how strike-slip faults develop over time and eventually cause earthquakes at the Earth’s surface.
The “ShakeAlert” project - a new West Coast earthquake early-warning network - is being built under the auspices of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Texas: A meticulously designed network of seismographs is being rolled out to determine if tremors are occurring naturally or can be linked to oil and gas industry production.