One of the largest and deadliest volcanoes in recorded history, not known by many, not even by many of the current inhabitants of that area! This volcano shifted the climate all over the globe!
Tsunamis are mainly caused by earthquakes but one of the less common causes is also volcanoes, which can either be on land or underwater. When they erupt, large amounts of water are displaced and a tsunami is formed.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 that hit the city of Tangshan at 3:42 a.m. on the 28th of July 1976, "The Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976."
Earthquakes surprise everyone all the time, while it shouldn't be necessary. Animals feel an Earthquake coming. There also seems a relation between the shifting poles and very heavy earthquakes.
It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in modern world history. It destroyed a major city and supposedly killed 300,000. But, nobody was sure if it was an earthquake or cyclone.
How a volcanic eruption in 726 AD off the coast of Greece had a major impact on the history of eastern and western Europe, Christianity, and the spread of Islam.
In the US, Alaska is the most earthquake-prone state and one of the most seismically active regions in the world. Alaska experiences a magnitude 7 earthquake almost every year, and a magnitude 8 or greater earthquake on...
An eruption of the Yellowstone super volcano would be a cataclysmic event that would kill many thousands and damage our planet. So is this huge caldera due to erupt in the near future?
This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit study on Earth Science. Make edible volcanoes, build an erupting ring of fire, demonstrate plate tectonics using graham crackers, form each type of volcano using play-doh, and...
There are more than one MILLION earthquakes a year. Where will the next one strike? Find out here why earthquakes happen and how you could be affected by the tremors.