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Jacinda Ardern was speaking on live TV in Wellington when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country's North Island.

‘We’re just having a bit of an earthquake here’: New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern was unfazed when an earthquake hit during a live...

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern was speaking live on TV in Wellington when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake felt by almost 40,000 people hit near Levin.
An artist illustration of the Insight lander on Mars.

NASA’s InSight lander is revealing Mars to be far more shaky than we thought. It picked up about 450 quakes and 10,000 ground-bending whirlwinds...

"It's still a very mysterious situation, and we're kind of in the Wild West of understanding what's going on here," one InSight investigator said.
Shoreline view of Monterey Bay, CA from Moss Landing.

A network of cables at the bottom of the ocean is helping scientists detect earthquakes

The cables detected a new fault system near the San Andreas Fault, which runs along the California coast.
Muybridge's panorama was probably sold widely in the 19th century, but today it's considered rare.

A vintage panorama of San Francisco in 1877 gives a rare look at the city before it was destroyed by an earthquake. The photos sold for $14,000.

Some San Francisco neighborhoods still look similar today, but many ornate mansions and cobblestone streets are gone.

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit south of San Francisco

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit west of Colma, which is just south of San Francisco. Colma is known as "The City of the Dead" because of its cemeteries
This artist's concept shows NASA's InSight lander with its instruments deployed on the Martian surface. The seismometer is the round device to the left of the lander.

NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has detected more than 20 quakes. Early data suggests the red planet may be less Earth-like than we thought.

NASA's InSight lander has heard lots of rumbling on Mars. A seismologist says the quakes are changing our understanding of the planet's crust.
Juneau, Alaska.

Alaska was hit by a 5.0-magnitude earthquake that impacted two capital cities and left locals’ beds and showers shaking

The 5.0-magnitude earthquake, which originated in Glacial Bay National Park, was the second earthquake in the region over the last two days.
A beach in Bandon, Oregon — near Coos Bay — is seen in June.

A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake was registered off the coast of Oregon, where the ‘big one’ is overdue

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake happened about 184 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon, at 8:08 a.m. local time.

How to prepare for an earthquake and assemble a bugout bag

Earthquake preparation is a necessary insurance policy, especially if you live near where they are prevalent. Here's what you'll need to prepare.
People are leaving San Francisco because the rent, as they say, is too damn high.

San Francisco residents are fleeing to what may be the most earthquake-proof city in California

Sacramento isn't just saving former San Francisco residents from expensive rents. It might also be saving them from earthquakes.