A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck Wenchuan, in the Sichuan province of China, on May 12, 2008 killing about 70,000 people. This video presents the post-earthquake field report by the U.S.
Using ancient corals to recover a history of earthquakes back to about AD 1300, scientists at the Observatory have identified three sites that are characterised by four earthquake "supercycles" in
Two large earthquakes, magnitude 8.6 and 8.2, struck offshore Aceh in the afternoon of 11-April-2012.
Lokon is a stratovolcano located in Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the region, with hundreds of eruptive events and ash plumes in the past decades.