There was something unusual about the 2011 earthquake which caused so much damage in Japan. We should now look at other risk zones to see if something similar could happen there too.
Since the last earthquake in the region in 2005, we have got much better at recovering from disaster.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit Afghanistan, with the effects felt as far away as India.
Ten years ago, a devastating earthquake killed tens of thousands of people in Pakistan. How has the devastated town of Balakot recovered?
Are you at risk from natural disasters? Research shows media reports could actually reduce people's perceptions of risk.
Earthquake monitoring can now detect a quake and warn people before it arrives.
New research shows the earthquake that struck central Nepal in April this year was only a partial rupture of the fault line, meaning another strong quake could be due in future.
Retrofitting old or cheap houses with earthquake protection is often expensive and laborious. What if we could save whole streets at a time?
How studying the injection technique involved in fracking also tells us something about earthquakes.
The magnitude 7.3 earthquake that hit Nepal this week should be classed as an aftershock rather than a second earthquake.
Politics in Nepal will hinder relief and recovery efforts following the earthquake and its aftershocks. But look at it the other way around. Could the disaster help to resolve political problems?
What led to the second major earthquake to hit Nepal in less than a month?
The US Geological Survey recently confirmed what many people have already felt: that the rapid spread of fracking has led to more earthquakes.
Japan has the most powerful seismic network in the world. And this network is throwing out some warning signs.
Nepal has thousands of journalists working in hundreds of media outlets and publications. But getting the story out about the deadly earthquake was no easy task.
For seismologists, there's much to be learned after a major earthquake, as aftershocks help them map out the fault with high precision. More data now can prepare a region for its next big one.
Cloud computing has the potential to predict earthquakes based on animal behaviour.
The relationship between Nepal and the international development industry has long been difficult. But the work of Nepalese youth groups gives grounds for hope.
Research suggests that many international health-oriented responses are poorly targeted. So what kind of health response would best target the needs of the Nepalese?
The earthquake in Kathmandu – a popular tourist destination – killed both locals and visitors. Here's what travelers can do to pack for geohazards.