Earthquakes are frequent in this part of South America where the Nazca Tectonic Plate is
The whole world was shaken by the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia. Around
The earthquake in west-central Peru triggered a massive avalanche that swept downhill from a height
Cyclones that strike land from the Bay of Bengal, India, have always caused high death
The epicenter was one hundred miles northeast of the city and the earthquake, with a
Information about this earthquake was slow in coming because the Chinese authorities did not want
This was the most recent in the long history of volcanic eruptions in the Cascades.
Since no known faults had been identified in this area, no one expected this earthquake.
Armenia at the time was part of the USSR and at war with a neighboring
Colombia’s Nevado del Ruiz erupted and mudflows swept down from a height of 17,500 feet.
This was one of the most destructive and deadly in Mexico’s history. On September 19,
The southern part of the Big Island sustained massive ground movements and some smaller tsunamis.
Iceland stands on the mid-Atlantic volcanic ridge and is constantly experiencing eruptions. The 1973 one
Camille was one of only three hurricanes in the history of the United States to
The city of Managua suffered extreme damage from the shaking and from fires. On the
Brisbane received twelve inches of rain within one twenty-four-hour period and, as a result, both
Flooding from hurricanes is not the most common concern from these storms but in the
The eruption forced all the islanders of Tristan da Cunha to evacuate from their homes
We can all agree that the Titanic was a real sad tragedy which had a
The economy is a fragile thing. There’s a tremendous number of factors which influence it,
Space is a mysterious place, full of still unexplored territories and of dangerous possibilities. We
Several events from the past have had a bad impact on the environment. And who