A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Sunday morning one mile from View Park-Windsor Hills, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:07 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.6 miles.
While the devastated rural villages and towns continue to suffer, the performance of the government in Kathmandu raises fears of massive corruption.
More than 143 million Americans living in the 48 contiguous states are exposed to potentially damaging ground shaking from earthquakes, with as many as 28 million people likely to experience strong shaking during their lifetime....
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albuco in Chile has spent the last few days fairly quiet, pumping out a small steam-and-ash plume.
As NGOs and the Nepali government face massive logistical difficulties of distributing aid, local help is also managing to get through to a remote cluster of villages in the Himalayan foothills
Two people have been rescued from the rubble of buildings in Kathmandu, five days after an earthquake that killed more than 6,100 in Nepal.
The aftermath of the Nepal earthquake brings a risk of disease outbreaks --
The political and geopolitical consequences of the massive earthquake
More than 100,000 have already left the badly damaged capital of Nepal, heading for distant regions to escape the threat of aftershocks, lawlessness and disease
Wide-spread destruction is not what one of the world's poorest nations needed only weeks before monsoon season.
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted twice on Wednesday for the first time in 42 years. Ash and smoke were sent about 6 miles into the air
Nepal faces larger and more deadly earthquakes, even after the magnitude-7.8 temblor that killed more than 4,000 people on Saturday (April 25).
Even for Lakpa Rita, a revered Nepalese mountaineer who has reached the summit of Mount Everest 17 times, the roaring wall of boulders, rocks, ice and debris that pulverized much of the mountain's base camp over the weekend signified a malign new t
Anger among survivors as food and water in short supply, while rescue teams warn they are yet to reached 'flattened' villages in remote regions
PASADENA, Calif. -- Landslides coming off Catalina Island's steep slopes could send tsunamis racing toward popular Los Angeles and Orange County beaches with just a few minutes of warning,
eismometers can help illustrate the location and magnitude of earthquakes around the world, but for more precise detail, you need to look at three-dimensional models of the ground's physical displacement.
Unicef warns that nearly one million children have been severely affected by the worst earthquake to hit the country in more than 80 years and there are now fears of waterborne and infectious diseases
In the immediate aftermath of yesterday's destructive Nepal earthquake, which has led to hundreds of aftershocks and a constantly rising death toll, currently exceeding 2000, the most visually stunning, if quite deadly, phenomenon was a massive avala
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.
Scientists find huge reservoir of hot magma under the surface that could fill the Grand Canyon ELEVEN TIMES
Sunday's forecast for Lake Mead calls for breezy conditions, with a high in the low 80s and a water level as low as it has been in 78 years.
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile has erupted twice in the space of a few hours - having lain dormant for decades.
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AN asteroid the size of the Statue of Liberty is on a collision course to hit EARTH, scientists fear.
The New York branch of the U.S. Federal Reserve, wary that a natural disaster or other eventuality could shut down its market operations as it approaches an interest rate hike, has added staff and bulked up its satellite office in Chicago.
While countries such as Japan have sophisticated earthquake warning systems, the fact is that many less-developed countries do not.
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Nestled among hundreds of identical white and brown two-storey homes crammed in this neighborhood for factory workers is a house with a trick - one not immediately apparent from its green-painted drywall and grey shade panels.