Apr 19, 2017

M6.0 temblor strikes northern Peru, felt in Colombia and Ecuador

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck an Amazonian region of northern Peru. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, though the quake could be felt strongly as far away as Colombia and Ecuador. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the tremor occurred early Tuesday ...

Tohoku's Pacific coast rising after sinking in 2011 quake

Mar 8, 2017

Tohoku's Pacific coast rising after sinking in 2011 quake

The surface level of the Pacific coastline in eastern Tohoku has been rising since sinking in the March 2011 giant earthquake, prompting action to lower the height of seawalls in some areas. The changing surface level reflects continued active crustal movements six years after ...