Strong earthquake felt in Japan, tsunami threat issued

(NEW YORK) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Japan late Wednesday, triggering a tsunami threat and leaving more than 2 million households without electricity, officials said.Preliminary reports put it at a 7.3 magnitude. The earthquake occurred just off the coast from... Read More.

Tsunami Threat Rises Again

Early Saturday morning, an undersea volcano erupted near the island of Tonga in the Southwest Pacific Ocean, generating a very rare Pacific-wide tsunami. According to Harold Tobin, director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network at the University of Washington, “the event was the first... Read More.