Business at Pryor's Oklahoma City office has been brisk following a pair of temblors that struck recently near the city of Edmond, a bedroom community where residents are more accustomed to watching the sky for tornadoes than bracing for the earth to move. And a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests they are here to stay.» Read More
The "Squawk on the Street" team reacts to a recent study suggesting that fracking for natural gas has contributed to earthquakes in Texas.
The Tokyo metropolitan government will invest in 6 solar power projects across Japan. Tokyo had set up funds last year to invest in power plants, and these funds will cover 20-30% of the cost of the new 170 million dollar solar power project. Sachiko Kishida reports.
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority has rated the latest radioactive water leakage at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant a Level-3 incident. Nozomu Kitadai reports.
MEXICO CITY, Aug 16- A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook Mexico City on Friday morning, with buildings evacuated but no immediate reports of damage. A preliminary earthquake report from the U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered 6 miles northeast of Ometepec in the western state of Guerrero, and 190 miles south of Mexico City.
Mexico's national seismological institute said the epicenter of the quake was 24 kilometers southeast of Ometepec in the western state of Guerrero.
Rescuers struggled to reach a remote corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the toll of the dead and missing from the country's worst earthquake in three years rose to 203 with almost 1,000 serious injuries.
Your best business plans can go up in smoke if you're not planning now for the 'worst case scenario,' says this blogger.
Rajiv Biswas, director of South East Asia at IHS Global Insight, told CNBC, "The great news is it wasn't the same sort of earthquake and secondly that the early warning systems seemed to be working relatively well, but I think it also highlights the great vulnerability of countries in Asia to this kind of disaster."
James Thom, Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management says Astra International and Holcim Indonesia are great opportunities for investors looking to gain exposure to the Indonesian market.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports the details of the aftershock Indonesia is facing since the earthquake.
Edward Gustely, Penida Capital Advisors and senior advisor to Indonesia's Ministry of Finance, offers insight on the earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia today and the effectiveness of early warning systems set up after the 2004 tsunami.
CNBC's Chloe Cho has the latest on a powerful aftershock which struck off the coast of Indonesia today.
Ian Williams, NBC News, reports the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the tsunami alert it had for all of the Indian Ocean.
Indonesia's quake hits the rupiah and Cambodia tries to de-dollarize - it's time for your FX Fix.
An 8.8 magnitude aftershock strikes close to the area rocked by an earlier quake off the coast of Sumatra. The quake was felt as far away as the Thai capital Bangkok.
A magnitude 8.7 earthquake hit west of Sumatra, Indonesia, and a tsunami warning is in effect for the entire Indian Ocean.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on how to fuel up your nat gas powered car at home. And the politics of natural gas, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also, debating whether fracking for oil and gas causes earthquakes, with Bill Ellsworth, U.S. Geological Survey, and Bill Richardson, former Energy Secretary.
CNBC's Mandy Drury and Brian Sullivan report on a 7.9 earthquake in Mexico.
The tsunami that hit Japan last year inspired many documentaries, 29 of which were shown at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in October, the New York Times reports.
A series of earthquakes rattled Tokyo and northeast Japan late Wednesday evening, but caused no apparent damage or injury in the same region hit by last year's devastating tsunami.