Slowest Earthquake Ever Recorded Lasted Over Thirty Years

Researchers studying the growth patterns of ancient corals have uncovered the slowest recorded earthquake in history in Indonesia’s Simeuleu Island.

5 Ways Supercomputers Help Advance Science

Supercomputers are helping scientists simulate scientific processes, make predictions and create data-based solutions, tackling the biggest scientific questions one calculation at a time.

Deep Learning Aids Quake And Tsunami Detection

Deep neural networks have been used to detect magnetic field anomalies, which could allow faster and more accurate detection of earthquakes and tsunamis.

Kerry Sieh Elected As AAAS Fellow

Sieh, director of the Earth Observatory of Singapore, has been elected as an AAAS fellow for his contributions to paleoseismology and natural hazards research.

China Bags Second Gordon Bell Prize

Using the fastest supercomputer in the world, a team from China has won the 2017 edition of the highly coveted ACM Gordon Bell Prize.

Finding Faults Within An Earthquake Zone In Japan

A large mass of rock and sediment accumulated in the Nankai trough is responsible for the violent tectonic behavior of the region.

What The Past Can Tell Us About Future Earthquakes

A new model based on historical earthquake data explores the potential of predicting major earthquakes.

Mt. Aso In Danger Of Erupting Post-2016 Kumamoto Quake

Mt. Aso, one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, is at much greater risk of erupting after the 2016 Kumamoto quake.

Earthquake Data Reveals Water In The Earth’s Crust

Seismic and GPS data collected from the 2012 Indian Ocean earthquake have allowed scientists to estimate the amount of water trapped in layers of the Earth.

Rare Deep-Earth Tremor Caused By ‘Weather Bomb’

Scientists in Japan have detected a rare type of tremor triggered by a severe and distant North Atlantic storm.