Recent tremors in California have brought up some common misconceptions.
Heard a big boom during a polar vortex? Here's what's up.
The motion of the ocean(ic crust).
Research linking large earthquakes to changes in the Earth's spin remains to be tested.
Like it was ever easy.
And a hurricane may be on the way.
A little bit.
Oil and natural gas drilling is still shaking things up
Axial Seamount could help us answer basic questions about how volcanoes work
But earthquakes remain a danger
Oh, right, we can't
At least 38 confirmed dead
We actually can learn from the past
Precariously balanced rocks: a different kind of PBR
Making a bad situation that much worse
Large aftershocks continue to shake the region
New findings on what human activities are able to trigger earthquakes, and what kinds of quakes we may be setting off
An ambitious experiment is underway to harness the heat of a volcano in central Oregon. The process is green, efficient... and causes earthquakes.
The most severe recorded earthquake in Oklahoma history may also have been the most severe earthquake ever linked to a certain oil and gas drilling operation.
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
By measuring changes in rocks, seismologists may have found a way of predicting quakes hours in advance