The quake is the latest in a series of tremors that have struck the region in recent months.
The National Weather has issued several winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories.
The site was operational between 1954 and 1994 but is now in the process of being decommissioned.
The asteroid will travel past our planet at a staggering velocity of around 27,500 miles per hour.
A perplexed visitor to California's Drakes Bay snapped a photo of the creatures.
The head cones were found in two separate graves at the archaeological site of Amarna
Eighty of the 96 known harlequin toad species are considered endangered, critically endangered or extinct in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List.
Scientists discovered the depth of the trench while creating BedMachine, the most accurate map of Antarctica's land to date.
Some insects can find their way into your home by hitching a ride on Christmas trees.
"It seems as if Captain Marvel herself ... punched the planet and put a dent into it," scientist Arthur Trembanis said.
Apple, one of the world's biggest consumer tech brands, has released a new computing powerhouse that costs between $5,999 and more than $52,000. So is it worth the money?
The research could expand our understanding of how plants react to the stresses of space travel.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a road trip to some of the places that made it possible.
Once touted as an indestructible magic material, plastics have proven they are, indeed, long lasting - often ending up in our oceans, polluting reefs and killing wildlife. Here's how to help while you travel.
AI devices, heads-up displays, smart license plates and more are make drivers safer.
Listening to Jimmy Wales speak is a bit like reading a Wikipedia page: Sound bites are few, but the tone is fair and measured.
The granite statue was found during excavation work near the Temple of Ptah, the Ministry of Antiquities said.
Stormwater is the greatest source of pollution in the ocean, rivers and lakes of Los Angeles County, according to Heal the Bay.
The Aegicetus gehennae was a species that represents a transitory stage, when ancient whales went from being foot-powered to tail-powered.
Researchers say the cave drawings, dated to around 44,000 years, may represent the capacity for religious or spiritual thinking.
Little is known about the Aksumite Empire, which ruled over what is now Eritrea and northern Ethiopia hundreds of years ago.
The arachnid belongs to a genus, or group of species, known as Loxosceles—which are commonly referred to as recluse spiders, violin spiders, brown spiders, fiddle-backs or reapers.
It is unclear how the holes were formed, although marine trash could partly be responsible.
Wetlands are the biggest natural source of methane in the world.
Researchers also found three almost intact World War II wrecks, including two ships and a plane.