A enormous slab of sea floor is in the early stages of collapse off north Queensland, and could generate a tsunami when it finally breaks off, researchers warn.
Vancouver A fishing boat lost in the massive Japanese tsunami a year ago has turned up off Canada's west coast.
Michael Bachelard A massive earthquake yesterday struck beneath the ocean 346 kilometres south-west of the Indonesian province of Aceh, generating tsunami warnings, but no big wave.
Megan Levy and Michael Bachelard A strong earthquake has hit Mexico’s Pacific coast, shaking buildings and sending people running into the streets of the capital Mexico City as two further quakes struck off the US coast.
Offshore earthquake measuring 8.9 off the coast of northern Japan triggered a massive tsunami, engulfing coastal areas.
A radiation alarm went off at the Fukushima nuclear power plant before the tsunami hit on March 11, suggesting that contrary to earlier assumptions the reactors were damaged by the earthquake that...
Yuji Okada TOKYO: Plans are well under way to build a tsunami barrier near the No. 2 and No. 3 reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, a spokesman for Tokyo Electric Power said.
Martin Fackler The stone tablet has stood on the forested hillside since before they were born, but the villagers have faithfully obeyed the stark warning carved on its weathered face: ''Do not build your homes...
TOKYO: A powerful aftershock 30 kilometres off the coast of north-eastern Japan yesterday killed two people, left millions without electricity, disrupted power supplies to two nuclear plants and...
A dog that was rescued from a floating roof off Japan's tsunami-battered north-east coast was reunited with its owner.
The utility that runs a tsunami-crippled Japanese nuclear power plant says two workers were killed when the wave swept ashore more than three weeks ago.
Japan's coast guard has rescued a dog drifting on a rooftop off the country's coast, three weeks after a tsunami ravaged the north-east.
Thomas Hunter Black Hawk and Sea King helicopters carrying police and forensic teams are flying into the Lockyer Valley to start the grim search for "inland tsunami" victims.
Over the past two weeks, Japanese government officials and Tokyo Electric Power executives have repeatedly described the deadly combination of the most powerful quake in Japan's history and the...
The Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, has said for the first time that the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant's tsunami defences were inadequate, while reassuring the public that radiation leaks pose...
A baby dolphin has been rescued in Japan after being dumped in a rice field by the giant tsunami that hit the coast on March 11.
The deadly earthquake and tsunami that hit northern Japan on March 11 could cost its economy up to $US235 billion, equivalent to 4.0 per cent of output, the World Bank says.
Andrew Gilligan NINE days after the tsunami, the remarkable truth is this. The people who have lost everything are coping far better than the people who have lost absolutely nothing.
Thousands of seabirds were killed when the tsunami generated by last week's massive earthquake off Japan flooded Midway, a remote atoll north-west of the main Hawaiian islands, a US wildlife official...
Ben Cubby and Glenda Kwek Japan's horrific ordeal continues with another reactor blast, a new tsunami scare, and the discovery of so many victims.