Earthquakes
Follow the latest Earthquakes news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
2 months ago

Can animals be the missing link in predicting earthquakes? 

Researchers will use a PetPace wearable health tracker to measure dogs’ physiological responses leading up to an earthquake.
2 months ago
Researchers will use a PetPace wearable health tracker to measure dogs’ physiological responses leading up to an earthquake.
2 months ago

Monitoring of physiological changes in dogs could help detect upcoming earthquakes

A device that dogs wear on their collar could finally make use of thousands of years of anecdotes detailing a change in behavior in animals before an earthquake.
2 months ago
Researchers say a wearable device placed on dog collars could help predict earthquakes by measuring physiological changes in dogs.
2 months ago

Moderate earthquake hits Southern California

The magnitude 4.1 earthquake centered near Corona, in Riverside County.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Moderate earthquake hits southern California
3 months ago

More aftershocks following rare Northeast earthquake

More than 30 aftershocks have happened since the rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake on Friday that was felt as far south as Washington, D.C., and up to Maine.
3 months ago
VIDEO: More aftershocks following rare Northeast earthquake
3 months ago

Aftershocks continue to rattle Northeast following Friday’s earthquake

The surprise quake is the strongest to hit the region in nearly 140 years.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Aftershocks continue to rattle Northeast following Friday’s earthquake
3 months ago

How Friday’s earthquake measures up to previous ones in the region

Earthquakes along the Atlantic Seaboard are "uncommon but not unheard of," according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
3 months ago
People stand in a square outside the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York City, Aug. 23, 2011.
3 months ago

East Coast rocked by one of its largest earthquakes in the last century

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the Northeast Friday morning, shaking buildings from New Jersey to New York City and Connecticut.
3 months ago
A sunrise is seen in NYC on April 5, 2024.
3 months ago

East Coast hit with rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake

Experts warn that possible aftershocks following the tremors can continue for days.
3 months ago
VIDEO: East Coast hit with rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake
3 months ago

By The Numbers: Earthquakes

A look at the numbers behind the magnitude of earthquakes that have rocked the world as a 4.8 magnitude earthquake recorded on the East Coast became the strongest earthquake in the area since 1884.
3 months ago
VIDEO: By The Numbers: Earthquakes
3 months ago

Rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake leaves Northeast shook

The 4.8 magnitude earthquake that surprised the Northeast was centered in New Jersey and shook from Washington, D.C. up to Maine. ABCs Victor Oquendo speaks to Dr. Angie Lux about the rare occurrence.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Rare 4.8 magnitude earthquake leaves Northeast shook
3 months ago

4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes New York City, New Jersey

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Northeast Friday morning, shaking buildings in several states, including New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
3 months ago
VIDEO:4.8 magnitude earthquake shakes New York City, New Jersey
3 months ago

Rare 4.8 earthquake strikes US northeast

Lucy Jones, seismologist and founder of Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society joins ABC News Live to discuss.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Rare 4.8 earthquake strikes US northeast
3 months ago

4.8 magnitude earthquake is 4th-strongest in NYC area

Tremors from the quake were felt from Washington, D.C. to New England
3 months ago
Tremors from the quake were felt from Washington, D.C. to New England
3 months ago

Here’s how to stay safe during an earthquake

While it may be hard to predict when an earthquake will strike, emergency management experts say there are steps that anyone can take to stay safe.
3 months ago
In this stock illustration, a seismograph is shown.
3 months ago

New York state taking earthquake 'extremely seriously': Gov. Hochul

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the Northeast Friday morning.
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3 months ago

Earthquake shakes Yankee Stadium ahead of home opener

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake was felt across the Northeast on Friday morning.
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A 4.8 magnitude earthquake was felt across the Northeast on Friday morning.
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'A roller coaster under my house': Northeast quake rattles residents

Residents react to an earthquake that hit New Jersey on Friday. It could be felt in New York City and as far as Washington, D.C., and Maine.
3 months ago
The sun sets on the skyline of midtown Manhattan and the Empire State Building in New York City behind Hoboken, New Jersey as seen from Jersey City, NJ, March 16, 2024.
3 months ago

New Jersey governor says there was limited earthquake damage in and around epicenter

The earthquake was centered near Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, and could be felt as far south as Washington, D.C., and as far north as Maine.
3 months ago
VIDEO: New Jersey governor says there was limited earthquake damage in and around epicenter
3 months ago

Are buildings in major Northeast cities able to withstand earthquakes?

UCLA professor of engineering John Wallace compares the readiness of West and East Coast cities.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Are buildings in major Northeast cities able to withstand earthquakes?
3 months ago

Yonkers mayor reacts to 4.8 magnitude earthquake

Yonkers is about 50 miles from the epicenter of one of the largest earthquakes to happen in the Northeast.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Yonkers mayor reacts to 4.8 magnitude earthquake
3 months ago

New York Gov. Hochul gives update following earthquake that shook Northeast

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in the immediate aftermath of the quake.
3 months ago
VIDEO: New York Gov. Hochul gives update following earthquake that shook Northeast
3 months ago

4.8 magnitude earthquake hits New York City, New Jersey area

The effects were felt in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston.
3 months ago
VIDEO: 4.8 magnitude earthquake hits New York City area
3 months ago

Taiwan earthquake death toll climbs to 10, with hundreds still stranded

At least 11 people were missing and some 705 people were stranded or trapped, authorities said.
3 months ago
In this photo released by the Hualien Fire Department, firefighters and quarry workers evacuate a body from the Ho Ren Quarry a day after a powerful earthquake struck in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, Thursday, April 4, 2024.
3 months ago

Rescue efforts continue following Taiwan earthquake

Taiwanese officials are saying more than 700 people are still trapped.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Rescue efforts continue following Taiwan earthquake
3 months ago

10 dead in earthquake in Taiwan, more than 1,000 injured

Emergency crews are racing to rescue hundreds of people still trapped in damaged buildings as Taiwan recovers from its strongest earthquake in 25 years.
3 months ago
VIDEO: 10 dead in earthquake in Taiwan, more than 1,000 injured
3 months ago

Search for survivors after 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan

ABC News’ Marcus Moore reports on the search-and-rescue efforts after the country was rocked by the one of the strongest earthquakes in nearly 25 years.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Search for survivors after 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan
3 months ago

Taiwan earthquake updates: 9 dead, hundreds injured in 7.4 magnitude quake

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred in Taiwan at 7:58 a.m. local time.
3 months ago
Rescue workers stand near the site of a leaning building in the aftermath of an earthquake in Hualien, eastern Taiwan on  April 3, 2024.
3 months ago

Taiwan earthquake: 9 dead, hundreds injured in 7.4 magnitude trembler

Taiwan's most powerful earthquake in 25 years killed at least nine people and injured over 1,000 on Wednesday morning.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Taiwan earthquake: 9 dead, hundreds injured in 7.4 magnitude trembler
3 months ago

Strong earthquake shakes Taiwan

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake shook the entire island of Taiwan at 7:58 local time on Wednesday, leaving at least nine people dead and more than 900 injured, Taiwanese officials said.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Strong earthquake shakes Taiwan
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More than 70 miners trapped in Taiwan following 7.4 magnitude quake

At least nine people are dead, with hundreds reported injured.
3 months ago
VIDEO: More than 70 miners trapped in Taiwan following 7.4 magnitude quake
3 months ago

Powerful earthquake strikes Taiwan

Taiwan was hit by a magnitude 7.4 earthquake which was followed by a smaller 6.5 quake.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Powerful earthquake strikes Taiwan
4 months ago

Earthquakes strike Hawaii and Southern California

No serious damage has been reported for the 5.7 magnitude tremor in Hawaii while California's quake came in at 4.6 magnitude.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Earthquakes strike Hawaii and Southern California
4 months ago

Earthquakes rattle Malibu, Hawaii's Big Island

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Pahala on Hawaii's Big Island hours before a 4.7 quake hit Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Earthquakes rattle Malibu, Hawaii's Big Island
4 months ago

Earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island, 'strong shaking' in many areas

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island on Friday.
4 months ago
An earthquake was reported in Hawaii, Feb. 9, 2024.
4 months ago

5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island

ABC News' Terry Moran speaks with KITV reporter Jeremy Lee who lives in Hilo on the Big Island.
4 months ago
VIDEO: 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Hawaii's Big Island
5 months ago

5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near Oklahoma City

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of Oklahoma late Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
5 months ago
This map released by the USGS shows the epicenter of the earthquake new Pargue, Oklahoma, on Feb. 2, 2024.
5 months ago

Earthquake hits Alaska

A 5.3 magnitude quake was detected near Salcha.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Earthquake hits Alaska
5 months ago

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of the devastating Northridge Earthquake

ABC News’ Will Carr reflects on the Northridge Earthquake that devastated southern California in 1994 and what lessons it taught experts about earthquake planning.
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VIDEO:
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Multiple earthquakes hit Oklahoma City metro area, including 2 of 4.4 magnitude

A series of earthquakes rattled the Oklahoma City metro area Friday evening and Saturday morning, including two 4.4 magnitude earthquakes.
5 months ago
This map from the USGS shows the epicenter of an earthquake near Oklahoma City on Jan 13, 2024.
6 months ago

Rare earthquake rattles Queens, Roosevelt Island

Residents of Queens were awakened by a rare earthquake in New York City on Tuesday morning.
6 months ago
In this stock illustration, a seismograph is shown.
6 months ago

Small earthquake rattles parts of NYC

The magnitude 1.7 quake gave a jolt to residents in Manhattan and Queens.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Small earthquake rattles parts of NYC
6 months ago

Aftershocks rattle Japan as death toll rises after powerful earthquake

At least 55 people are dead after a massive earthquake struck the west coast Monday, according to The Associated Press.
6 months ago
A firefighter looks up the rubble and wreckage of a burnt-out marketplace following earthquake in Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024.
6 months ago

7.6 magnitude earthquake hits Japan's coast

The race for survivors is underway as the death toll reaches 48.
6 months ago
VIDEO: 7.6 magnitude earthquake hits Japan's coast
6 months ago

At least 8 dead after powerful earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning

At least eight people have died after a powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck Japan on Monday, officials said.
6 months ago
A house is damaged by an earthquake in Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan, Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.
6 months ago

Massive earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning

The magnitude 7.5 quake hit on New Year's Day, with tens of thousands facing power outages in the cold.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Massive earthquake strikes Japan, triggering tsunami warning
6 months ago

Eyewitness captures quake chaos at Japan train station

An eyewitness captured scenes of panic in a train station in Kanazawa city after a massive earthquake hit central Japan.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Eyewitness captures quake chaos at Japan train station
6 months ago

Panic, destruction seen after powerful earthquake strikes western Japan

Footage showed buildings shaking, a massive fire and crowds panicking after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Japan.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Panic, destruction seen after powerful earthquake strikes western Japan
7 months ago

1 dead in earthquake that sparked tsunami warning in the Philippines

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded further earthquakes on Sunday with magnitudes of 6.6 and 6.9, but there were no tsunami alerts.
7 months ago
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded further earthquakes on Sunday with magnitudes of 6.6 and 6.9, but there were no tsunami alerts.
7 months ago

Streets crack in Iceland as thousands of earthquakes rattle southwest

Several roads have cracked in Grindavik, Iceland, a fishing town evacuated on Friday, as thousands of earthquakes led to fears of a volcanic eruption.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Streets crack in Iceland as thousands of earthquakes rattle southwest
7 months ago

String of earthquakes threatens Iceland

Concerns grow as a string of earthquakes has the potential to cause a volcanic eruption.
7 months ago
VIDEO: String of earthquakes threatens Iceland