January 2013: Most Popular
February 3, 2013 | Geology.com News
Giant Squid in the North Pacific
Every Field Geologist Should Know This...
Why Lava Has a Red Glow
Falling Water Levels in the Great Lakes
Eruption at Copahue
How Deep Does Magma Form?
M6.1 Earthquake on the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge
2012: Hottest and Second Most Extreme
M8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile
April 1, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Chile at about 6:46 PM local time. An early report in the Los Angeles Times indicates building and highway damage. A tsunami warning was issued but waves observed were small. View USGS Data.
The Largest US Earthquake
January 21, 2014 | USGS on YouTube
USGS has released a new video that looks back at the Magnitude 9.2 event now known as "The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami". This event changed scientific understanding of earthquakes because it was the first major earthquake that was studied from a plate tectonics perspective.