Tsunamis Spread Deadly Diseases

A major earthquake in Alaska in 1964 triggered tsunamis that washed ashore a deadly tropical fungus. Researchers believe it then evolved to survive in the coasts and...

More Than 1,600 Dead in India’s Worst Monsoon in 25 Years

The heaviest monsoon rains to lash India in 25 years have killed more than 1,600 people since June. The monsoon, which typically lasts between June and September, has...

Where do you live on Pangea?

Take Pangea, the supercontinent that formed roughly 300 million years ago, and add the current geopolitical borders. And now, where would you live on Pangea?

Food Crisis 2019: It’s Looking Bad, Bad, Bad at a Global Level

The global food system is collapsing. Be ready for food and water shortages. Be prepared for food price dramatic increase. Here some recent shocks on the global food...

A Last Quake to Make Los Angeles a Radioactive Dead Zone

The likely human death toll would be in the millions. The likely property loss would be in the trillions. The forever damage to our species’ food supply, ecological...

Intense Eruption of Poas Volcano Prompts Park Closure in Costa Rica

The Poás Volcano in Costa Rica erupted on Monday, October 1, 2019. The volcanic explosion has prompted officials to temporarily close the popular tourist attraction because of a...

Shiveluch Volcano Erupts Strongly in Kamchatka – Ash Plume Rises to 30,000 ft Into the Air – Pyroclastic Flow (Video)

Shiveluch volcano, situted in Kamchatka, Russia, had a large eruption on October 1-2, sending a plume of ash to 30,000 ft into the air. The powerful eruption...

Widespread Flooding Hits UK – A Week of Rain in Just an Hour

Torrential rains have swept across the UK bringing floods, closing roads and railways, and leading to some places being evacuated. Dozens of flood warnings had been issued and...

Very Shallow Earthquake Series Swarms Lilbourn, Missouri, Right in the New Madrid Seismic Zone

The New Madrid Fault Line is constantly releasing pressure these days. Already 9 very shallow earthquakes have hit near Lilbourn, Missouri since September 30, 2019.

Mystery Oil Spill Kills Animals in Brazil

Brazil’s beaches are awash with oil but no one knows quite where it’s coming from. The oil spill is affecting a number of beaches on Brazil’s north-eastern coastline,...

315-Billion-Ton Iceberg D-28 Calves in Antarctica – No Link To Climate Change

A massive iceberg weighing 315 billion tons has broken away from the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica. The giant piece of ice has a surface of 1,636 square...

Deadly Heatwave From Hell Engulfs Australia This Week and Will Last Until December

A red-hot weather map shows how Australia is set to sizzle through a blistering spring. The Bureau of Meteorology says all of the country's mainland is 'highly likely'...

Residents Flee After Ulawun Volcano Newly Erupts in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's volatile Ulawun volcano erupted early Tuesday, October 1, sending a column of red lava shooting up into the sky and forcing the evacuation of recently returned residents.

More Than 100 Dead in New India Flood Chaos

More than 100 people have died due to flooding caused by heavy rains in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Railway traffic, vehicular movement, healthcare services,...

God I Love Snow

Some people grab their rakes and leaf blowers during the first few weeks of fall. Montanans broke out their snow shovels instead. Montana's governor declared an emergency Sept....

Hurricane Lorenzo Becomes a Category 5 – Strongest Hurricane on Record So Far North and East in the Atlantic Ocean

Lorenzo's intensity over the weekend was unlike anything in the record books so far east in the Atlantic Ocean. Lorenzo has now weakened but is still a danger...

M5.6 Earthquake Hits Off El Hierro, Canary Islands – Tremors Felt In Tenerife 250 Miles Away – Next Magma Intrusion Begins

A M5.6 earthquake hit 180km (112 miles) east of El Hierro, the smallest and youngest island of the Canary Islands, on September 26, 2019. The tremors were recorded...

M6.8 Earthquake Hits Off Maule, Chile – Video Compilation

A strong M6.8 earthquake hit off the coast of Maule, Chile at 15:57 UTC (10:57 local time) on September 29, 2019. No tsunami expected although the quake...

The Loudest Sound in History Was Produced by the Krakatoa Eruption and Heard 3,100 Miles Away, Shattering Eardrums of Sailers 40 Miles Away

A volcanic eruption produced the loudest sound in the world. The sound of the Krakatoa eruption in 1883 caused shock waves 10,000 times more powerful than that of...

The World is Unprepared For the Next Major Eruption

The world needs to do more to prepare for the next huge volcanic eruption, a team of leading scientists says. They insist we need to do more to...

Dozens of Whales Beach Themselves near Savannah, Georgia: 15 Dead

Roughly two dozen pilot whales beached themselves on and near a Georgia barrier island, leaving 15 dead. This is the whale species' second mass stranding along the state's...

The Real Risk at Yellowstone Is Not a Super-Eruption But a Powerful Earthquake

Despite all the attention directed toward the supervolcano, experts monitoring activity at the park around the clock say it isn’t an eruption we should be immediately concerned about... It’s earthquakes.

134 Dead Whales Wash Up on Cape Verde

A group of melon-headed whales died in a mass stranding on Cape Verde's Boa Vista island, Thursday, September 26, 2019. The rescue teams counted 134 dead whales on...

New Madrid Is Jolting Again: M3.1 and M2.8 Earthquakes in Missouri

It’s not just the West Coast that needs to watch out for tectonic obliteration. Today, the New Madrid Zone was hit by two small earthquakes: M2.8 and M3.1...

2017 Chiapas Earthquake Triggers 1-Year-Long Slow Slip Event on San Andreas Fault 1,900 Miles Away

A high-resolution map of surface displacements indicates that the 2017 Chiapas earthquake caused substantial creep along a segment of the San Andreas Fault. They are both separated by...

M6.1 Earthquake Hits Chile

M6.1 earthquake hits Argentina september 26, 2019. Map via USGS

Strong M5.7 Earthquake Hits Near Istanbul as Officials Say Major Quake Will Destroy Turkey’s Megalopolis Without Notice in the Next Few Years

Today, September 26, 2019, a M5.7 earthquake hit near Istanbul, Turkey, sending residents out of buildings and on to the streets. Meanwhile, scientists warn that a mega...

Mont Blanc: 250,000 Cubic Meters of Ice Are in Danger of Collapsing – Evacuations and Road Closing

Italian authorities have closed roads and evacuated mountain huts after experts warned that part of a glacier on Mont Blanc could collapse. About 250,000 cubic metres of ice...

M6.5 Earthquake Kills at Least 4 in Maluku Province, Indonesia

A strong earthquake struck Indonesia's eastern Maluku province earlier Thursday, september 25, 2019, killing at least three people and damaging a bridge, hospital and some other buildings. The...

Rare Tropical Cyclone Hikaa Engulfs Oman Sweeping Everything on its Path – Desert Flooded

Only a few tropical cyclones spin into the northwestern reaches of the Arabian Sea each decade, and some bring damaging winds and rain into the Arabian Peninsula. That...

New Active Earthquake Faults Discovered Near Mount Hood Could Trigger a M7.2 Quake and Devastate Everything as far as Portland, Oregon

Mount Hood is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc of northern Oregon. Researchers have discovered active fault lines on Mount Hood that could potentially trigger...

Strong and Shallow Earthquake Kills at Least 37 and Injures More Than 500 in Pakistan – Roads Destroyed and Terrifying videos

A deadly M5.8 earthquake hit Pakistan on September 24, 2019. Picture shows a crack in a road in Mirpur after the quake. At least...

Walrus Sinks Russian Navy Boat

A female walrus protecting her calf has attacked and sunk a Russian naval vessel in the Franz Josef Land archipelago. All aboard are reported safe, and the expedition,...

M6.0 Earthquake Strikes Off Puerto Rico While the Island Prepares For Tropical Storm Karen

A M6.0 earthquake hit Puerto Rico on September 24, 2019, 3:24 a.m. UTC at a depth of 6 miles (10 km). While there was not tsunami warning,...

While Piparo Mud Volcano Explodes and Cracks Roads, Tropical Storm Karen Floods Trinidad and Tobago

While residents living near Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago, reported hearing a loud explosion at 22:08 local time, on September 21, 2019. Heavy rain, strong winds...

Another Dust Bowl Storm Will Devastate the American West and Nobody Is Prepared For it

In the 1930s, the United States was suffering from the most severe drought in its history, the "Dust Bowl." And be prepared to bite the dust once again,...

The Brazilian Genetically Modified Mosquito Experiment Went Horribly Wrong and Created More Robust Mutants

A biotech company released millions of genetically-modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Brazil in an effort to reduce the number of disease-carrying mosquitoes. New findings suggest the genetically-modified insects...

Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Shuts Down – Dangerous Decommission Ahead

Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident was shut down on Friday. Decommissioning Unit 1, dismantling its buildings and removing spent fuel...

Albania Hit by Strongest Earthquake in Decades – M5.6 Earthquake Injures Dozens, Damages Buildings, Disrupts Power and is Felt From Italy to Greece

Albania was rattled by its strongest earthquake in decades on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The M5.6 earthquake hit 6km N of Durres and sent people fleeing into the...

Just a Black Panther Walking on the Rooftops of a Small Town in France

A black panther gave the small French town of Armentières quite the fright when residents spotted it walking the rooftops Wednesday afternoon. The “Panther of Armentieres”, was reportedly...