A magnitude-7.7 earthquake that hit western Canada over the weekend prompted Hawaii to issue a tsunami warning before it downgraded the warning late Sunday.
TEPCO, the Japanese utility in charge of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant that melted down last year, admitted on Friday that the disaster could have been averted. So why did [...]
A huge asteroid strike about 2.5 million years ago in the South Pacific could have caused a mega-tsunami and even changed the Earth’s climate, according to a new Australian study.
A 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck northwestern Costa Rica near the coast on Thursday, prompting the government to issue a tsunami warning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Japanese utility TEPCO has released 150 hours of video footage showing exchanges between officials at the Fukushima Daiichi plant and the company’s head office during a [...]
When the derelict Japanese ghost boat appeared on the U.S. West Coast earlier this year, it was a touching reminder of the tragic loss Japan had endured from the devastating [...]
What may be the first confirmed pieces of debris from last year’s Japanese earthquake and tsunami have washed up on the shores of Alaska.
Two strong earthquakes hit the Indian Ocean off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, prompting local officials to issue tsunami warnings.
The Japanese Red Cross said that the rebuilding effort for areas destroyed during last year’s earthquake and tsunami has been pushed back one yea.
In 2011, disasters cost the world around $270 billion in economic losses, with Asian countries accounting for 90 percent of that total.