Hawaii Volcano Could Soon Have Once-In-A-Century EruptionA Hawaii volcano that sputtered lava for a week, forced around 2,000 residents to evacuate and threatened a geothermal plant now threatens to blow its top in the coming days or weeks.
Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Slams South, Central MexicoA powerful earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital, and setting off quake alert systems.
Mexico Digging Through Rubble As Earthquake Death Toll RisesRescuers and volunteers are frantically digging through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake since 1985.
More Than 100 Dead In Mexico EarthquakeEarlier in the day buildings across the city held preparation drills on the anniversary of the 1985 quake.
Recent Earthquakes In Central Oklahoma Under InvestigationThe Oklahoma Corporation Commission says its Induced Seismicity Department and the Oklahoma Geological Survey are investigating several earthquakes in the central part of the state.
Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your EyesThey're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change.
Earthquake Confirmed Just South Of City Of Fort WorthThe United States Geological Survey has confirmed that a Monday morning earthquake shook Tarrant County.
Magnitude 4.0 Quake, 2 Smaller Temblors Rattle OklahomaThe U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and two smaller temblors have struck Oklahoma.
After New Regulations, Oklahoma's Shakes Calm Down A BitThe rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells
Texas Shale Oil Field Could Yield 20 Billion BarrelsA vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil that the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said.
USGS Reports 5.0-Magnitude Quake Rattles OklahomaAccording to a report by the U.S. Geological Survey, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake shook central Oklahoma Sunday evening.
Northern Oklahoma Rocked By 4.3 Magnitude EarthquakeOfficials with the U.S. Geological Survey say a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck extreme northern Oklahoma late Monday and was widely felt throughout parts of Kansas.
3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Oklahoma CityThe Oklahoma City metropolitan area was rattled by an earthquake early Tuesday morning, but there are no reports of damage or injuries.
New Forecast Model Predicts High Waves During StormsThe USGS is running its coastal change forecast model to predict how far a storm's waves will push water up the beach — whether it will go just to the dunes, over the dunes, or even farther onto roads and property.
New Study Underway To Examine Texas Earthquake IncreaseA program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program is being overseen by the University of Texas and bankrolled with $4.5 million.