| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:23 PM
SENDAI, Japan -- Rescuers began a fourth day picking through the rubble of earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged northern Japan on Monday as the country's prime minister called on his country to pull together and face sacrifices following Friday's historic...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Japan (CNN) -- The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis.
"At this point, we know that one GPS station moved (8 feet), and...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:32 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Although the effect of the tsunami was minuscule in California compared with Japan, the scattered damage is providing a rare opportunity to study how the waves work and to help officials better prepare for what could be a far more...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 10:48 PM
Former President Bill Clinton was speaking to students at UCSD Saturday as part of his fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative University.
"They don't have as much money as the people who come to the regular global initiative meeting at the UN but they...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:26 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Three emergency sirens that can be heard for a mile and a half will soon be installed in different city parks.
The California Coastal Commission recently approved the color of the poles on top of which the sirens will be...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 7:49 PM
SANTIAGO (Reuters) -- A major earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hit central Chile on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The epicenter was 43 miles northwest of Temuco at a depth of 10.5 miles, it said.
"No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 1:49 PM
A magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, frightening hundreds of people who fled for higher ground fearing it could generate a tsunami like the one that ravaged the coastline last year.
There were no immediate reports of deaths...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
SAN DIEGO - The Scrip
ps Institution of Oceanography's research vessel Melville returned to San Diego Thursday after a 10-month expedition, most of it in the southern hemisphere.
The vessel went on 11 research voyages during its deployment, in which...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 5:10 PM
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Chile on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
The earthquake was at a depth of 18.6 miles (30 km) and struck 16 miles (27 km) north-northwest of Talca,...
| May 30, 2010
The volcanic ash clouds, the earthquakes, the tornadoes, the floods. Where will it all end? It won't, and that's why you should consider buying travel insurance for your next trip. Paying a few hundred dollars in premiums could save you untold grief and...
| Jun 19, 2009
Hortensia Bussi, the widow of Chilean President Salvador Allende who helped lead opposition to the military dictatorship that ousted her socialist husband in a bloody 1973 coup, died Thursday. She was 94.
Her physician, Dr. Paz Rojas, said Bussi died...