The Dangerous Hayward Fault Is Overdue and Transects Through the lives of Hundreds of Thousands of Bay Area Residents in California

California’s Hayward Fault is considered one of the most dangerous seismological zones in the United States. It runs through the densely populated hills of the East Bay, sketching...

The Really Big One: The Next Rupture of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Will Spell the Worst Natural Disaster in the History of North America

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when. And keep in mind: The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will...

Massive Sinkholes Swallow the Shrinking Dead Sea – More Than 6,000 Just in Israel and Craters Forming Daily

Giant sinkholes appear around drying Dead Sea. Will it be 'eaten' by those massive craters? There are now over 6,000 sinkholes around the Dead Sea on the Israeli...

Some Underwater Volcanoes Create Volcanic Gas Bubbles More Than a Quarter-Mile Across

Volcanic eruptions are spewing large plumes of gas and ash in the sky sometimes disturbing aircrafts. A new study shows that when the mostly underwater Bogoslof volcano in...

Deep M6.4 Earthquake Hits Vanuatu Islands – No Tsunami Threats or Warnings

A deep and strong M6.4 earthquake struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on October 21, 2019. There are no immediate reports of casualties or immediate tsunami...

Gigantic Sinkhole Prompts the Evacuation of Hundreds of Homes in El Salvador (Video and Pictures)

A giant sinkhole has opened up in Santa Lucia, El Salvador prompting a massive evacuation of more than 400 homes on October 16, 2019. Drone footage shows...

New Earthquake Risk for California: The Garlock Fault, a Major California Fault Line Capable of Producing M8.0 Earthquakes, Is Shifting for the First Time in History, Baffling Scientists

A major California fault line is shifting for the first time in history, triggered by the series of earthquakes that shook Southern California in July. This is surprising,...

Earthquake in Philippines Kills 5, Injures 28, Closes Schools (Videos and Pictures)

A strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hit 7km ENE of Columbio, Philippines on October 16, 2019, sending people running in the streets. At least five dead with dozens...

Underwater Volcano Erupts in Tonga – Ash and Gas Plume Reaches 17,000ft – Aviation VONA Alert Increased to Orange

The Metis Shoal Volcano, Ha'apai, in Tonga erupted on October 15, 2019, sending a plume of ash and gas 15,000-17000ft above the summit. As of 10:20 a.m., the...

Earthquakes Continue in New Madrid Fault as Central States Prepare For the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

After yesterday's M3.0 quake, several tremors hit inside the New Madrid Fault today. The New Madrid Seismic Zone is constantly shaking since about 1 month, now. Meanwhile Missouri...

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?

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Huge Underwater Reservoir Full of Unknown Gas Discovered Off Japan

Just off the coast of Okinawa in southwestern Japan, a large reservoir is encasing massive amounts of an unknown gas in an area where the Earth’s crust is being pulled apart.

New Strong Eruption of Anak Krakatau in Indonesia

Anak Krakatau volcano erupted strongly on September 18, 2019. The unexpected surtseyan eruption at the crater lake of Anak Krakatau surprised observers with its dark ash and characteristic...

M6.2 Earthquake Hits Indonesia – M6.0 Aftershock Minutes After

A strong and very deep M6.2 earthquake hit 73km NNE of Pendok, Indonesia at 2019-09-19 at 07:06:33 UTC or 2019-09-19 14:06:33 local time. The epicenter is situated at...

M 3.8 – Middle-America Mexico [Chiapas] El Palmarcito

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 18.09.2019 08:55:06 UTC Magnitude: M 3.8 Mercalli Scale: 2 Depth: 14 km Coordinate: 14° 43.800, 93° 51.600 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 03:55 at night at epicenter Continent:...

8 Rare Earthquakes Rock North Carolina Within a Week

There are no active fault zones in North Carolina. But one area of the North Carolina mountains has had eight small earthquakes within a week. Weird, no?

Mt St Helens Before and After Picture of Deadly Eruption in 1980

Mount St. Helens is most notorious for its major 1980 eruption. That volcanic event was the deadliest and most economically destructive in U.S. history. Below a before after...

Mount Karangetan Volcanic Eruption Triggers Evacuations in Indonesia

Mount Karangetan volcano in central Indonesia is erupting since Thursday, spewing large plumes of ash in the sky. More than 50 people living on the slope of the...

Two Cars Swallowed by Giant Sinkhole (Video)

A huge sinkhole opened up on a road in northern China's Lvliang, swallowing two cars on September 11, 2019. In the video, two cars can be seen inside...

Methane Bubbling From Seafloor Near Gisborne, New Zealand Linked to Submarine Landslides and Tsunami

A rare concentration of methane seeps from the sea floor off the Gisborne coast is being studied to understand their role in underwater landslides. This in turn will determine the...