earthquake

Powerful Quake Jolts Alaska Towns, Produces Small Tsunami
By MARK THIESSEN Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A powerful earthquake off Alaska's southern coast has jolted some coastal communities and forced some residents to briefly scramble for higher ground over fears of a tsunami.
There were no immediate reports of damage late Tuesday in…
East Coast Rocked by Earthquake, Pentagon Evacuated
An earthquake epicentered in Virginia occurred Tuesday afternoon, with people in Washington, DC, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Toronto reporting they felt the tremors, as well.
Reports thus far indicate the quake registered a 5.9 on the Richter scale.
Haiti – One Year After the Earthquake
It's hard to believe that a year has passed since the horrific earthquake that shook Haiti. After the tragedy, Americans pledged over 1 billion dollars -- 32 million dollars by text messages alone. But has it made a difference?