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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.9 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 1:53 a.m. on Sunday morning (April 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tem...

Early morning earthquakes jolt eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three earthquakes struck Taiwan’s eastern counties this morning (April 15), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The first two in Hualien at 3:06 a.m. a...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 6:58 p.m. this evening (Feb. 7), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor wa...

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked northeastern Taiwan at 10:36 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Jan. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

Taiwan HSR’s Yilan Station to be sited near county hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The site for the Taiwan High Speed Rail’s (THSR) Yilan Station has been selected, with the location 350 meters south of Yilan County Hall, Yilan County Commissioner ...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 9:05 p.m. Monday (Dec. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was loca...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 10:25 a.m. this morning (Nov. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 9:05 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 14), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was loc...

Seal 'pup' surfaces in New Taipei after magnitude 6.5 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A seal "pup" was spotted in a New Taipei City harbor on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 24), shortly after a powerful earthquake struck northeast Taiwan. At 1:11 p.m. ...

Aftershocks likely after biggest quake to hit Taiwan's subduction zone in 50 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the strongest earthquake recorded in a subduction zone in nearly 50 years struck on Sunday (Oct. 24), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) warned that aftershocks of mag...

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

Update: 2021/10/25, 1:30 a.m. Several people were injured by the magnitude 6.5 quake, including a woman who was struck by falling rocks while hiking with a group of nine in Taroko National Park in...

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattles northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked northern Taiwan at 2:07 p.m. on Monday afternoon (Oct. 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 5:47 p.m. on Monday evening (Aug. 30), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the tembl...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattles northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast at 4:11 p.m. on Friday afternoon (Aug. 6), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the Central Wea...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocks northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Taiwan at 5:50 a.m. on Thursday morning (Aug. 5), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the C...