Taiwan launches multiple disaster drills on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is carrying out a number of disaster drills on Monday (Sept. 21), including alerts for earthquakes, air raids, and tsunamis. To mark Taiwan's National Disast...

Taiwan to introduce faster earthquake warning system

The earthquake warning system will work faster from April 6, when information about strong temblors will be released within 10 seconds after their occurrence to buy the public more time to respond, th...

Taiwan NARLabs to showcase disaster prevention tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) delegation led by NARLabs Vice President Wu Kuang-Chong(吳光鐘)is set to take part in the 2019 SecuTech exhibition, Thail...

Southern California jolted by biggest quake in 20 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest Southern California quake in nearly 20 years jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked buildings, set fires, wrecked roads but only ...

Latest Southern California quake causes damage, injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracked buildings, set fires, broke roads and caused several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftersho...

6.9 earthquake felt in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A magnitude 6.9 earthquake jolted Southern California and was felt as far away as Mexico Friday night, but no major damage was reported. The quake, which initially was repo...

West Coast earthquake warning system becomes operational

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Developers testing an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast say its automated alerts are ready to be used more broadly, but not for mass public notification. ...

Taiwan's CWB sent test tsunami, earthquake alerts to 4G users on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of National Disaster Preparedness day on Friday (Sept. 21), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) tested the country's Public Warning System (PWS) by sending test tsunam...

Taiwan's CWB to send test tsunami, earthquake alerts to mobile phones on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of National Disaster Preparedness day on Friday (Sept. 21), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) will test the country's Public Warning System (PWS) by sending test tsu...

Huge quake exposes problems in how New Zealand prepares

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The huge earthquake that hit New Zealand this past week, buckling roads, uplifting sections of coastline and killing two people, also exposed problems in how the country...

Rocks fall from Turtle Island as quake strikes

Rocks fell from a cliff face on the Turtle Island as a 5.6-magnitude quake hit off Taiwan’s northeast coast at 11:17 a.m. on Thursday. The shocking scene was witnessed by all the crew members and ...