Crikey Intern October 1, 2009 20 Comments
A magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes the south of Samoa on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami. Then, 16 hours later, another occurs 30 miles off the east coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. What's going on?
Crikey October 1, 2009
American Samoa and Indonesia have both had earthquakes in 24 hours and both lie on the so-called Ring of Fire. But is some relationship between the two events? asks Tim Edwards.
Crikey August 5, 2009
'Supershear' earthquakes -- the "earthquake equivalent of a sonic boom" -- don't follow traditional fault lines and may occur in normally safe areas.