The earthquake in Ambon, capital of the Maluku islands in Indonesia, prompted panic by local residents who fled to hifgher ground for fear of a possible tsunami
The Pacific Ring of Fire
The quake struck about 37 kilometres (23 miles) northeast of Ambon in Maluku province
Map of Indonesia locating a 6.5-magnitude quake
Tropical Storm Karen Update: Warnings Issued For Puerto Rico And The Virgin Islands Ahead Of Landfall
Tropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall on Tuesday and rip through the islands until Wednesday.
The weather disturbance could likely cause flooding, landslides and possibly strong gusty winds in the rest of the region.
Many people remained outside their homes for several hours fearful of aftershocks
Conspiracy theorists linked the NASA plane to earthquakes. There were also concerns that the quakes that occurred prior to the flight of the mysterious aircraft could potentially trigger the Big One.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wants the Philippine Coast Guard to patrol around the Batanes island group and upgrade the two runways on the islands as a rapacious China targets islands in the South China Sea.
A group of scientists showed what quakes on Mars, also known as Marsquakes, look and feel like through a realistic simulation. They compared these with typical seismic movements on Earth as well as quakes on the Moon.
Earthquake data in regions with widespread oilfield wastewater disposal show that the density of wastewater injected underground is also associated with deeper and stronger earthquakes.
Amid the possibility of stronger earthquakes shaking California, some people started to fear of another dangerous event: an eruption of a supervolcano. After the two quakes that rocked California last week, there was a spike in internet searches for “Yellowstone volcano” and “Yellowstone caldera”.
Will the next big California quake be the Big One?
In the wake of the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that shook California on July 4th, state officials and experts warn a bigger one could be on the way.
The strongest quake to hit Southern California in 20 years stuns residents on the Fourth of July.
If there really is groundwater on Mars, the Red Planet could be liveable too.
A new study has revealed that massive earthquakes are bigger threats than global warming when it comes to sea level rise.
According to a recent study, the Moon is causing Earth’s rotation to slow down, which could lead to stronger and more frequent earthquakes in the future.
The Moon is shrinking in size, and this may be responsible for the lunar version of an earthquake.
A magnitude 6.1 tremor hit the nation Monday near the town of Bodega on the island of Luzon, about 40 miles northwest of Manila.
A fish native only to Japan has been found in the U.S. seven years after the Asian country's massive 2011 tsunami.
Tennessee was hit with two earthquakes early Wednesday morning because of a fault line within the East Tennessee Seismic Zone.
The quake’s epicenter was 6.8 miles north-northeast of Decatur, Tennessee, at a depth of 6.2 miles.
There have been no reported deaths but there was major infrastructure damage.
Anchorage, Alaska, was shook by a 7.0 earthquake at approximately 8:30 a.m. Friday morning, creating damage to roads, bridges, and businesses in the city.
Google is in the process of developing an AI technology that could accurately predict the locations of earthquake aftershocks.
The tsunami waves Friday swept ashore at the small city of Palu, on the west coast of Sulawesi island, causing severe damage.
There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Three significant earthquakes hit multiple regions in the Pacific ring of fire within a time frame of six hours.
More than 209 have been wounded as a magnitude 7 earthquake hit the islands of Lombok and Bali on Sunday.