Scientists are taking a closer look in the recent swarms of over 120 small quakes that occurred near Mount St. Helens in late November, watching out for any indicators of future explosions.
An exhibit in London will showcase the life-threatening research of seismologist from the University of Cambridge as they witnessed and documented the biggest eruption in Iceland in 200 years.
MyShake, a new app created by the University of California at Berkeley and app developers at Deutsche Telekom AG, allows smartphone users to detect nearby earthquake activity sooner and send the information directly to seismologists. The hope is to create a large enough network to provide advanced warnings to areas that lack the technology for earthquake detection.
The mysterious Menominee Crack split down the middle of Michigan forest following a magnitude-1 earthquake in Oct. 2010. Researchers have now identified the strange feature as a geological pop-up.
Recent findings about prehistoric and more recent tsunamis off one of the Aleutian islands will provide background for other Pacific Rim preparedness, says a study.