BERLIN (AP) — Damage wrought by Hurricane Ida in the U.S. state of Louisiana and the flash floods that hit Europe last summer helped make 2021 one of the most expensive years for natural disasters, reinsurance company Munich Re said Monday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Yet more earthquakes have struck near South Carolina's capital city, the ninth and tenth in a series of rumblings that have caused geologists to wonder how long the convulsions might last, or if they could possibly portend future, more serious seismic activity.
PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the Northern California coast on Monday, bringing significant shaking but likely minimal damage to the sparsely populated area.
Here's a look at why earthquakes are so prevalent in Haiti and the latest updates as the death toll rises to more than 700.
Haiti on Saturday was struck by a powerful earthquake that was actually slightly stronger than the devastating 2010 quake that turned much of the capital city of Port-au-Prince into rubble. The 7.2 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 225 people,, an early toll that experts fear will rise dramatically in coming days. However, experts don’t think the damage will be as widespread or deadly ...
Parts of Alaska are under tsunami advisories after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the state's coast, according to preliminary data from the US Geological Survey.
Japan is no stranger to natural disasters like earthquakes and typhoons, and experts have developed a range of high-tech ways to prepare visit…