The quake hit at 8:10 p.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. No tsunami warning was issued.
Posts by Deborah Byrd
NASA’s LADEE spacecraft captured images of the eerie zodiacal light seen from the moon, shortly before it made a planned crash-landing on April 17.
Spica is a binary star, with two stars larger and hotter than the sun, telescopically indistinguishable from a single point of light.
A lunar tetrad – four total lunar eclipses in a row – began on the night of April 14-15. People are calling it a Blood Moon eclipse. Here’s why.
We get many messages throughout each year from people who’ve just spotted a halo, or ring, around the sun or moon.
The Lyrid shower has passed, but you might see a few meteors through about April 26. The Eta Aquarids are next!
A mythical Celtic god of the sea and the edgewise view into our own Milky Way galaxy, as captured by Glenn Miles Photography in Northern Ireland.
In celebration of Earth Day 2014, EarthSky has brought together some of our favorite images of Earth received from friends in past years. Thank you all!
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year. But why April 22?
A collection of photos from the 2014 Lyrid meteor shower, which peaked on the morning of April 22.