Chileans receive mistaken tsunami warning following Antarctic quake

This picture released by Chile’s Air Force shows the Eduardo Frei Antarctic base at the Fildes Peninsula, west of King George Island, in May 2020 A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Saturday off the coast of Antarctica triggered a tsunami warning but panic ensued when a message to abandon coastal areas was sent to a large […]

Quake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island, killing 14

Rescue workers and local people carry a wounded person found in the debris of a collapsed building, in Izmir, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, after a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said Friday’s earthquake was centered in the Aegean at a depth of […]

Predicting the Next Big Frost Quake

A loud bang startled residents on the outskirts of the city of Oulu, Finland, on the evening of 6 January 2016, immediately followed by tremors that created large cracks in a nearby road and building. A research station 14 kilometers away recorded seismic events that indicated a small earthquake near Earth’s surface—an unusual […]