The Government Is Accelerating Plans for the West Coast's Earthquake Warning System
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke directed federal agencies to smooth the way for installing seismic sensors out west.
Viewfinder: Mexico Commemorates Earthquake Victims
People pay homage to earthquake victims in Mexico City on September 19th, 2018, on the anniversary of two deadly earthquakes.
Viewfinder: Multiple Earthquakes Hit an Indonesian Island
Residents walk among debris in the village of Sugian on Indonesia's Lombok Island on August 21st, 2018, after a series of recent earthquakes.
Could Earthquake-Monitoring Technology Help Save Elephants?
A new study shows how technology developed to study earthquakes could help conservationists monitor elephant populations from afar.
Scenes From the Deadly Earthquake That's Devastated Iraq and Iran
The 7.3-magnitude earthquake killed more than 400 people and injured thousands.
Viewfinder: Searching for Survivors in Mexico City
Rescuers make the signal for silence during the search for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City on September 21st, 2017, two days after a strong quake hit central Mexico, killing at least 240 people.
Why Earthquake-Resistant Cell Phone Towers Are Worth the Money
It's not necessarily a life-or-death service, but those anti-quake towers bolster morale—and the economy.
How Social Media Can Help Natural-Disaster Victims
It's a lot of information overload, but there's some useful stuff in there too.
The Earthquake Experiment: An Outside Reading List
A short list of the stories we wish we’d written.
You Don't Actually Need to Bury the Dead Immediately After an Earthquake
In fact, it may be healthy not to.
'Pacific Standard' HQ Lies Safely Outside Tsunami Inundation Zone
But new research insights about the power of the Ventura Fault might change that, along with the risks for many other structures along the Southern California coast.