- Earthquakes on Hawaii volcano could signal new eruption Updated: May-16-15 10:29 pm
HONOLULU - A series of earthquakes and shifting ground on the slopes of Kilauea have scientists wondering what will happen next at one of the world's most active volcanos.
- NRC orders more research on earthquake risk at nuke plants Updated: May-13-15 6:43 pm
LOS ANGELES - Federal regulators want nuclear power plants in California and Washington state to conduct additional, in-depth research into earthquake risks.
- Seafloor sensors track submarine volcano's upheaval Updated: Apr-30-15 12:53 pm
SEATTLE - More than 80 scientists from around the world gathered in Seattle last week to discuss a thrilling development: For the first time, seafloor instruments were providing a real-time look at the most active, submarine volcano off the Northwest coast - and all signs indicated it might erupt soon.
- UT Health Science Center taking earthquake relief donations Updated: Apr-29-15 4:04 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Faculty, staff and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis will be taking cash donations for Nepal earthquake relief on Wednesday.
- University researcher can't reach dad in Nepal Updated: Apr-28-15 7:20 am
MINNEAPOLIS - A University of Minnesota researcher is anxiously waiting to hear from his father in Nepal.
- Correction: Nepal-Earthquake Warning story Updated: Apr-26-15 1:23 pm
In a story April 26 about a gathering of earthquakes experts a week before the Nepal quake, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one expert. His name is Hari Kumar, not Hari Ghi. The story also misspelled the name of his company, which is GeoHazards International, not Geohazards International.
- Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling Updated: Apr-23-15 5:56 pm
LOS ANGELES - With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S.
- Scientists: Over 143M Americans live in quake-prone areas Updated: Apr-22-15 4:32 pm
LOS ANGELES - More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say.