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Washington Monument Could Remain Closed Until 2014

Washington Monument Could Remain Closed Until 2014

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Visitors to Washington, D.C., may not be able to tour the Washington Monument until 2014, due to extensive repairs resulting from last summer’s earthquake.Exterior scaffolding will have to be erected on the outside…

6.2-Magnitude Quake Shakes New Zealand’s North Island

6.2-Magnitude Quake Shakes New Zealand’s North Island

Antenna Audio, Inc./Getty Images(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled the western coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The agency said the tremor struck 35 miles south southwe…

Seafood Caught in Fukushima Back on Sale in Japan

Seafood Caught in Fukushima Back on Sale in Japan

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — For the first time since last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan, people in Fukushima Prefecture are once again getting a taste of seafood caught in their own backyard.Fisherman in Fukushima began selling their catch at …

Japan Utility Admits It Was Unprepared for Nuclear Disaster

Japan Utility Admits It Was Unprepared for Nuclear Disaster

STR/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Fifteen months after Japan’s worst nuclear disaster, the company at the center of it all now says it wasn’t prepared.In its final report, TEPCO Vice President Masao Yamazaki applauded his employees’ effo…

Tsunami Debris Washed Up in Alaska Returned to Japanese Owners

Tsunami Debris Washed Up in Alaska Returned to Japanese Owners

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — A basketball and buoy from Japan that washed ashore in Alaska have been returned to their owners in the tsunami region.At a middle school in Rikuzentakata today, students gathered in the gym as FedEx workers delivered …

Dozens Feared Dead in Northern Afghanistan Earthquake

Dozens Feared Dead in Northern Afghanistan Earthquake

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — As many as 100 people are feared dead after an 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan on Monday.Local officials say that at least two dozen homes collapsed in the Burka district of Baghlan pro…

Beached Dock a Remnant of Japan Tsunami?

Beached Dock a Remnant of Japan Tsunami?

Image Credit: KATU/ABC News(SALEM, Ore.) — Oregonians awoke to a huge surprise Tuesday when a 7-foot-tall dock washed ashore, leaving local and state officials wondering whether it’s just the beginning of the bulk of tsunami debris set to arrive…

Earthquake Rattles Indonesia’s Java Island

Earthquake Rattles Indonesia’s Java Island

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck western Indonesia on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  No injuries or damages were immediately reported.The quake hit at 6:18 p.m. local time just 106 …

5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Italy

5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northern Italy

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ROME) — At least 15 people are dead after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Italy Tuesday morning, Italian news agency ANSA reports.According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake was six miles deep and hit …

Magnitude 6.0 Quake Shakes Northern Italy, Killing At Least 4

Magnitude 6.0 Quake Shakes Northern Italy, Killing At Least 4

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SANT’AGOSTINO DI FERRARA, Italy) — A magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook northern Italy near Bologna early Sunday, killing at least 4 people. The quake damaged roofs of old buildings and caused several churches to collapse.Another st…

4.1 Magnitude Quake Hits California

4.1 Magnitude Quake Hits California

Zoonar/Thinkstock (DEVORE, Calif.) — A 4.1 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter along the San Andreas Fault near Devore rattled the Inland Empire in California Saturday, The Orange County Register reports. The quake struck at 8:07 a.m. PT. Two minut…

8.6-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Indonesia, Prompting Tsunami Watch

8.6-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off Indonesia, Prompting Tsunami Watch

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An 8.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia Wednesday, triggering a tsunami watch across the Indian Ocean.  The warning has since been canceled.There were no immediate reports of injuries or da…

Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

Jason Reed/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) — An earthquake measuring a preliminary 6.3 magnitude struck near Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, the same region rocked last month by a powerful 7.4 magnitude quake.There was no immediate word of injuries or significant …

Owner of Japanese Boat that Drifted to Canada Doesn’t Want It Back

Owner of Japanese Boat that Drifted to Canada Doesn’t Want It Back

Sankei via Getty Images(TOKYO) — The owner of an empty Japanese fishing boat that drifted across the Pacific after being washed away by the powerful tsunami last year, says he does not want the boat back, according to a Japanese Coast Guard official.T…

Mysterious Booms Return to Wisconsin Town?

Mysterious Booms Return to Wisconsin Town?

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(CLINTONVILLE, Wis.) — Have the mysterious booms in Clintonville, Wis., finally been caught on tape?Townspeople say they are back, and an audio engineer may have given ABC News its first listen.It was a little over a we…

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan’s Tsunami-Ravaged Coast

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan’s Tsunami-Ravaged Coast

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — Another powerful earthquake struck Japan’s tsunami-ravaged coast Tuesday — the shaking so strong, it nearly caused one U.S. athlete to faint. The magnitude 6.0 quake hit Tuesday just around dinner time in the sam…

Tsunami-Ravaged Japanese Fishing Vessel Spotted Near Vancouver

Tsunami-Ravaged Japanese Fishing Vessel Spotted Near Vancouver

Sankei via Getty Images(VANCOUVER) — Just over a year ago, a fishing boat was going about its business near Hokkaido, Japan, when an unimaginable disaster struck — a giant earthquake followed by a horrific tsunami.This past weekend, that same boat, n…

Earthquakes Rattle Mexico: Hundreds of Homes Destroyed, Damaged

Earthquakes Rattle Mexico: Hundreds of Homes Destroyed, Damaged

Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — Two new earthquakes shook nearly 20 million people overnight in Mexico, which was already rattled Tuesday by a massive 7.4-magnitude tremor that ranked as one of the strongest in the country since a qua…

Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, centered between Acapulco and Oaxaca, with no reported injuries. The quake’s epicenter was about 115 miles east of Acapulco and 10 miles un…

White House: Malia Obama Safe From Earthquake in Mexico

White House: Malia Obama Safe From Earthquake in Mexico

Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Malia Obama is safe and out of harm’s way following an earthquake in Mexico on Tuesday, where the president’s eldest daughter is on vacation.“In light of today’s earthquake, w…

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