Magnitude-4.2 quake hits Taiwan east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County Saturday afternoon, but no damages or casualties were immediately reported. The epicenter was lo...

Beach in east Taiwan's Yilan closed after five deaths

Mystery Beach in Nan'ao Township, Yilan County has been closed until Sept. 14 following the deaths of five people who were swept out to sea by rogue waves Sunday during the passage of a typhoon no...

Earthquake rattles Northeastern Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck the coastal Yilan County town of Nan’ao Saturday evening, the Central Weather Bureau said. The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes off northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck under the ocean off the coast of Yilan County Wednesday evening, but no injuries or damage were immediately reported. The tremor hit l...

Magnitude 4.2 temblor rattles eastern Taiwan

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan at 3:13 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The earthquake was centered 31.4 kilometers north of the Hualien Count...

Magnitude 4.6 temblor rattles Taiwan

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A magnitude-4.6 earthquake rattled Taiwan on Wednesday just after noon, according to Central Weather Bureau (CWB) data. The earthquake was centered 32.6 kilometers nor...

Spate of earthquakes rattle eastern Taiwan

Taipei, May 30 (CNA) Three earthquakes rocked eastern Taiwan Monday morning, with the largest one measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale, according to the Central Weather Bureau. As of noon, ther...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes Hualien

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) A magnitude-4.2 earthquake off the coast of Hualien County rocked eastern Taiwan at 3:17 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The quake was centered at...

Series of earthquakes rock Taiwan

Taipei, May 12 (CNA) Four earthquakes rattled Taiwan since a magnitude-5.8 earthquake rocked the country Thursday morning, all of which occurred at sea off Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan, the Cen...

CWB warns of aftershocks, possible sizable quakes over next 3 days

Taipei, May 12 (CNA ) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Thursday warned of aftershocks over the next three days and the possibility of other earthquakes similar in magnitude to the 5.8 temblor that ...

Magnitude-4.8 earthquake shakes Hualien

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake hit Hualien at 6:46 a.m. Sunday, with Yilan's Nan'ao Township and Hualien's Heping Township and Taroko National Park registering an intensity of four. No injuries were re...

Early morning earthquake shakes Yilan, Taipei

An earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude occurred in Yilan County early Saturday morning, shaking northern, northeastern and central Taiwan, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The earthquake, wh...

Moderate earthquake shakes Yilan

Taipei, March 2 (CNA) A magnitude 3.7 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan early Wednesday morning, with the tremor felt in a small area limited to Yilan and Hualien counties, the Central Weather Bure...

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes northeastern Taiwan

Taipei, Feb. 2 (CNA) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale occurred off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday, the Central Weather Bureau reported shortly after the temblo...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 9:09 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The quake's epicenter was located at sea about 42....