TOKYO, July 30- Japan's June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories, official data showed on Wednesday, clouding the outlook for the economy.» Read More
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California Monday morning.
Seijiro Takeshita, director of Mizuho International, discusses how Japan has changed since a devastating earthquake rocked the country in March 2011.
Twenty years ago the devastating 6.7 magnitude earthquake that killed 75 people and left 125,000 homeless shook California. CNBC's Jane Wells reports then and now.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports a drought emergency has been declared in California which allows the state to hire more fire fighters. Wells also comments on earthquake insurance policies, 90 percent of California homes do not have quake insurance protection.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Governor Gray Davis has officially declared a drought emergency in California. The Governor calls on all residents to conserve water.
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.
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.