MUMBAI: It is now possible to issue warning on tsunami in just a few minutes after a major earthquake anywhere on the earth, according to geologists.
VANCOUVER (CP) - Intense earthquake activity on the ocean floor off the coast of southern Vancouver Island has scientists scrambling to be the first to catch a glimpse of two tectonic plates pulling apart.
The largest earthquake for 40 years and the devastating tsunami it unleashed have raised concerns that further geological disasters might follow in their wake.
An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook the vicinity of the town of Zarand in the southeastern province of Kerman on Sunday.
The first assembly line for manufacturing Iranian tractors in Venezuela will be operational within the next ten days, noted here Saturday, managing director of Iran’s Tractor Manufacturing Co. Mohsen Arab-Baghi.
An Iranian industrial and trade delegation on a visit to Tunisia, toured the city of Gabes and met with the city`s head of Chamber of Commerce, the Iranian embassy in Tunisia
SYRIAN troops will begin withdrawing from Lebanon following a meeting of the two countries' leadership today, the Lebanese defence minister said yesterday.
A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale rocked high-rise buildings in Taiwan early today, the Seismology Centre said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
As Mount St. Helens rumbled to life last fall, the Forest Service rushed to evacuate thousands of visitors from the Johnston Ridge Observatory, the viewpoint closest to the crater.
Winter is a wonderful time to appreciate just what visitors come to our great state for: our rugged landscape artfully decked out in pointed firs, wispy-topped pines and looming oaks. The land and the native ...
ESA's comet-chaser Rosetta will make a fly-by of planet Earth on 4 March 2005, and sky watchers should be able to see it with telescopes or binoculars if the sky is clear! Read on for ...
Iran Mine House announced that the country’s metal reserves is estimated to be about 8 billion tons. These include iron, copper, gold, cobalt, bauxite, magnetite, magnesium, molybdenum, antimony, titanium, lead, zinc and chromite. ...
Scientists working with powerful imaging computers say the "Hobbit" fossil recently discovered in Indonesia has distinctive brain features that could justify its classification as a separate -- and tiny -- human ancestor.
Volcanic rumblings at Mount Spurr are creating hazardous conditions for extreme skiers, snowboarders and pilots landing in the area, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said Friday.
A Malayasian military aircraft breached Indonesian airspace on Thursday amid tension who controls an oil-rich territory off East Kalimantan province, an Indonesian Navy officer confirmed on Friday.