1 hr ago | Times of Oman
Today, roughly one-quarter of the world's population lives in conflict-affected and fragile states.
5 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat: Recent research has revealed that the Makran Subduction Zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than previously thought.
9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but Chilean emergency authorities said they saw no prospect that the tremor would generate a tsunami.
9 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser
An earthquake with an esimated 6.8 magnitude struck off the Coast of Chile Sunday night.
10 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today
When the magnitude 9 earthquake struck Japan more than two years ago, there were 1,200 global positioning system stations recording ocean floor movement.
My mother went into paid work soon after my father's clothing store was flooded out in a hurricane, almost wiping him out.
I recall my state of wonderment back in 1995 the first time I sent an email. It was almost unfathomable at the time that I could hit a computer key and a few minutes later what I had typed could appear on a computer screen on another continent.
TAIPEI: Thousands of Taiwanese marched through the capital Taipei yesterday urging the government to halt construction of a nearly completed nuclear power plant, citing the Japanese atomic crisis.
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SLO County Dept. of Environmental Health has a program set up to respond to any tsunami debris from Japan that might wash up on shore in the county.
The 73-year-old spent almost a year studying the remains of murderous duo Fred and Rose West's victims, he helped identify victims of the Boxing Day tsunami and even worked on the high profile case of two star footballers charged with assault.
Seismologists say a strong earthquake has struck off the northeastern coast of Japan's main Honshu island, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
A judge has dismissed an appeal to suspend involuntary manslaughter charges against four Chilean government officials accused of failing to issue a tsunami alert after a 8.8-magnitude earthquake in 2010.
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Researchers have shown that, by using global positioning systems to measure ground deformation caused by a large underwater earthquake, they can provide accurate warning of the resulting tsunami in just a few minutes after the earthquake onset.
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