The rare and colorful lights sometimes seen before major earthquakes could come from electric charges in certain types of rock.
Those in earthquake country visit USGS.gov to find out the magnitude of the latest temblor. But thanks to Capitol Hill gridlock, the site initially had no data after a 3.0 quake Sunday night.
The two rivals lead a list of technology firms donating money in response to Saturday's powerful earthquake in China.
On the first anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan, here are some thoughts on implications for the digital media realm.
Today we talk about engineering for earthquakes, and how what we know about geology affects how structures are designed for different locations. Our guests: a structural engineer and a geologist from the USGS.
A magnitude 8.9 earthquake off the coast of Japan causes damage, but not as much as the resulting tsunami that's affecting other countries as well.
Automotive News reports on how the Japanese earthquake and tsunami is affecting new models launches.
Heavy volumes of traffic disrupt wireless networks following quake today centered in Virginia that shook the whole coast. People instead turn to sites like Twitter and Facebook to update friends and loved ones.
Users of the Apple mobile operating system in Japan will receive early notifications from their devices if an earthquake strikes the country.
Designed for reading, the pad-shaped lamp can be recharged with solar-powered batteries.