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High risk of major earthquake in Tokyo within 4 years, warn scientists
January 23, 2012 13:41
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Scientists say Japan's last big earthquake has increased the risk of others. "It’s the same as when one person in a line of people holding hands falls – then those around him are likely to get pulled down too," said researcher Shinichi Saka.
Turkey earthquake: Death toll rises over 500
October 27, 2011 06:42
More than 500 deaths have been confirmed in Sunday's earthquake in Van province, south-east Turkey. Officials say 185 people have so far been pulled from the rubble alive.
Photos: Hundreds Dead In Turkey Earthquake
October 24, 2011 11:18
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On Sunday, a 7.2-magnitude quake struck eastern Turkey killing at least 270 people and there are fears the death toll could rise to 1,000 or more.
Engineers inspect Washington Monument for quake damage (VIDEO)
September 27, 2011 10:30
The 555-foot-tall monument was completed in 1884, and had never been damaged previously by a natural disaster.
Alaska earthquake prompts brief tsunami warning
September 2, 2011 09:37
The tsunami warning was cancelled after only a small wave came ashore near the hamlet of Atka, Alaska.
August 31, 2011 09:22
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DR to Haitians: get lost
Discrimination gets worse for Haiti's earthquake victims.
Some Haitians would rather return to what they left behind. Above, an impromptu street market in the Haitian capital after the earthquake. (Chris Hondros/AFP/Getty Images)
Haitians have worn out their welcome in the Dominican Republic.
Earthquake shakes U.S. east coast; Pentagon evacuated
August 23, 2011 13:48
The epicenter of the quake, centered 9 miles from the town of Mineral, Virginia, was initially measured at 5.8 but was later upgraded.
Tiffany diamond bracelet returned after Earthquake
July 6, 2011 06:52
Thousands of dollars in foreign banknotes hidden in a fake soft drink can.
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