The latest news on earthquakes
Sandy’s ground-shaking effects were detected across the country.
Iranian officials tell Reuters hundreds are feared dead.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A major earthquake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flattened homes and offices Tuesday near Iran's border with Pakistan, killing at least 40 people in the sparsely populated region and swaying skyscrapers and buildings as far away as New Delhi.
We must identify successes and mistakes to optimize usefulness of data collected during an emergency.
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two states as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers streaming into the streets of this idyllic mountain town near the border with Mexico. One hundred people were missing, and hundreds were injured.
7.6-magnitude quake shakes Costa Rica, triggering tsunami warnings and power outages.
Some have suggested no cancers would be caused by the Fukushima disaster, but a new model says otherwise.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Seismologists say last week's powerful earthquake off western Indonesia increased pressure on the source of the devastating 2004 tsunami: a fault that could unleash another monster wave sometime in the next few decades.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The massive earthquake off Indonesia surprised scientists: Usually this type of jolt isn't this powerful.