Top 5 Warning Signs Before a Strong Earthquake

There is no proven way to predict an earthquake. But does nature warn when a big earthquake is coming? Do animals hear this warning when we don't? Here...

Gateway to Hell Found in Arkansas

Is this mysterious burning hole in Midway, Arkansas a gateway to hell? The mysterious volleyball-sized was burning roughly two feet in diameter, eight feet tall and for approximately...

Strong and Shallow M6.0 Earthquake Kills 1 in Taiwan

An elderly woman in New Taipei apparently died after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 5:28 a.m. Thursday, local time. The earthquake, with an epicenter situated...

Six Underwater Volcanoes Newly Discovered Just a Few Kilometers Off Sicily, Italy

A series of six Late Quaternary underwater volcanoes have been discovered just off the SW Sicilian coast. Lurking below a heavily trafficked waterway, the discovery highlights how many...

Kilauea Water Update: 3 Steaming Ponds Grow at the Bottom of Halema’uma’u Crater (VIDEO) – Formation of a Lake?

Observations conducted Sunday at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano revealed the presence of a third “pond” of water in Halemaʻumaʻu crater. Halema‘uma‘u has not had a pond of...

Earthquake Swarm Hits Manhattan, Montana Over Weekend and Many Are Scratching Their Heads

For the folks who live here in Manhattan, earthquakes aren’t that out of the ordinary. But around 15 different earthquakes on Saturday and at least two on Sunday,...

New York Is Overdue For a Big Earthquake That Could Level Thousands of Buildings

New York City is at risk of a big earthquake that could level thousands of buildings as the city center is riddled with fault lines that could cause a significant earthquake.

A Tectonic Plate Is Dying Under Oregon

The Cascadia subduction zone is a giant fault off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, where the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate plunges under the North American plate, building strain throughout the...

M6.3 Earthquake Hits Off Fukushima in Japan – No Tsunami Warning

A M6.3 earthquake hit off Fukushima, Japan on August 4, 2019. Map via USGS Get all the information about the latest strong earthquake in...

Unprecedented: Mysterious Water Found at the Bottom of Kilauea Volcano Crater in Hawaii – And Nobody Knows What it Means

Yesterday USGS Volcanoes revealed that water has appeared at the bottom of Halema‘uma‘u. But Halema‘uma‘u has never had a pond of water since written observations began, so the presence of...

Massive Cracks Are About to Split an Antarctic Ice Shelf in Two

Two cracks on the Brunt Ice Shelf are creeping closer to each other. When they intersect, an iceberg twice the size of New York City will slide into...

The ‘Big One’ Will Occur During a ‘Slow Slip Event’ on the West Coast – And That Is Exactly What’s Going On Now!

A small burst of tremors have been recorded along the West Coast in the last few weeks, causing scientists and geologists to pay close attention. This is what...

Giant Earth Crack Drains Lake in Iceland Which Then Reappears Years Later

Icelanders are accustomed to their land being stretched, split, and torn by violent earthquakes and hazardly rebuilt by exploding volcanoes. But everyone was surprised when a large lake...

Strong M6.8 Earthquake Hits Off Central Chile With Tremors Being Felt in Santiago

A M6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Chile around 2:30 pm local time on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The tremors were strong enough to...

Strange holes in the ground of Russian forests mystify scientists

Wandering can be dangerous! Especially in forests of the Ryazan, Kaluga and the Krasnoyarsk regions of Russia where weird deep round holes have been discovered while exploring dense...

What if one of Alaska’s 52 historically active volcanoes erupted on a truly major scale?

Mount Iliamna, Augustine Volcano, Mount Redoubt and Mount Spurr, Anchorage's closest neighbor volcanoes have an explosive, active history.  But the region around Alaska's biggest city is hardly a stranger to volcanic...

Mysterious Steaming Crater Emitting Fire Forms in Eagle, Alaska

A mysterious geologic event that is emitting fire, steam and a sulfur smell baffles residents and officials in Eagle, Alaska. As if a little volcano crater had...

Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupts for the third time in 2019… already

Here we go again! The Piton de la Fournaise is a shield volcano on the eastern side of Réunion island (a French department) in the Indian Ocean has started erupting at...

Dr. Lucy Jones is certain “the Big One” – the devastating, long-predicted, long overdue earthquake in California along one of the United States’ most dangerous fault lines – is on its way

For decades, and centuries, the San Andreas fault has rumbled and shifted and shaken the Golden State relatively often and without warning. Two sizable quakes near Los Angeles...

Indonesia issues flight alert after Tangkuban Parahu volcano erupts near Bandung, the country’s third-biggest city, covering villages and streets in ash

Indonesian authorities issued a flight alert notice after a volcano erupted near the country's third-biggest city of Bandung on Friday (July 26) afternoon. The first eruption in 36 years...

Dramatic before-and-after pictures show how Ridgecrest earthquakes caused the ground to break in California

Millions felt the shaking from the Ridgecrest earthquake. But it's only watching those new satellite images that you will understand how California’s biggest earthquake in nearly two decades...

Coloradans watch with shock a huge crack that became a gaping hole swallowing parts of U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder, Colorado

Last weekend, Coloradans watched with shock as part of U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder was closed due to a crack that eventually became a gaping hole in the road.

The San Andreas fault is about to rupture and here’s what will happen when it does

The director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, Thomas Jordan, made an announcement recently that would have sent a chill down the spine of every Californian<. The San Andreas...

Ubinas volcano eruption in Peru: State of emergency and 30,000 people evacuated

A state of emergency has been declared in the area around the volcano after it violently exploded on July 20, 2019, sending ash all the way into Bolivia.

Field of methane bubbling plumes discovered off North Carolina coast

Deep-sea explorers investigating a spot 39 miles off North Carolina’s Outer Banks found a gigantic field of methane bubbling out of the seafloor. The bubbles of methane, seeping...

Violent eruption of Ubinas volcano in Peru ejects ash 40,000 ft in the air – Hundreds of people evacuated – Alert level raised to Orange

Hundreds of people living near the Ubinas volcano have been evacuated after the volcanic peak erupted 07:35 UTC (02:35 local time) on July 19, 2019. The ash plume...

Athens residents panic as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital

A strong M5.3 earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets on July 19, 2019. No immediate news on injuries...

Earth’s core has been leaking for 2.5 billion years and scientists don’t know why

According to a new study Earth's core leaks some of its contents into mantle plumes... And it's been doing so for the past 2.5 billion years. These results...

Raikoke volcanic eruption: Before and after videos

A massive eruption of the Raikoke volcano, Kurile Islands, Russia took place on June 22, 2019. This is how the Raikoke island looked like before and after the...

Fresh magma found simmering under an ‘extinct’ volcano in Romania

Romania’s Saint Anne Lake is situated in an ancient crater from the eruption of the Ciomadul volcano. The peak last blew its top some 30,000 years ago. And...

The Monarchs Butterflies Remember a Mountain that has Disappeared for Millennia at Lake Superior

Geology is what we look to when we want enduring monuments. Rock and metal outlast anything made of living tissue. Or do they? In another example of science...

Next is the ‘Big One’: California was shaking again Tuesday, with six earthquakes of 3.5 or greater

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook the eastern San Francisco Bay area at 1:11 p.m. Tuesday. Four minutes later, a magnitude 4.5 quake hit near Ridgecrest, which, earlier this...

M5.4 earthquake hits the Cascadia Subduction Zone off Oregon coast

A shallow M5.4 earthquake hit off Oregon coast on July 17, 2019 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), 227km W of Bandon, Oregon. That is right...

Another earthquake rattles Seattle – 3 major earthquake threats for Seattle

The western half of Washington state is considered earthquake country, with the potential for very large quakes. Scientists have their top three: The Cascadia Subduction Zone, the Seattle...

Pacific Northwest destruction after massive Cascadia earthquake and tsunami

We know the “really big one” is coming. But what exactly is going to happen in cities along the Pacific Northwest coast? As the largest earthquake since...

Some crazy phenomena that occurred during the New Madrid earthquakes in 1811-1812

The New Madrid earthquakes were the biggest earthquakes in American history. They occurred in the central Mississippi Valley, but were felt as far away as New York City,...

Seattle earthquakes: Surviving Cascadia M9.0

This video describes Seattle's true earthquake dangers... And what you can do to stay safe. The Cascadia subduction zone is an almost 700 mile-long...

The exact moment the Stromboli volcano erupts violently in Italy… From a sailboat

On July 3, 2019, the Stromboli volcano erupted violently, killing one tourist and burying villages and hamlets in ash. The following video catches the exact moment of the...

Alaska Volcano Observatory raises the Aviation Color Code to YELLOW and the Alert Level to ADVISORY at Shishaldin Volcano

On July 12, 2019, the Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the Aviation Color Code to YELLOW and the Alert Level to ADVISORY at Shishaldin Volcano. This change is based on increased...

These 5 fault lines are directly below Los Angeles and have the potential to inflict more devastation than a San Andreas quake

The San Andreas Fault in the Southern California desert gets most of the local earthquake press and the starring roles in summer blockbusters. But scientists are getting better at mapping the fault lines...