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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 7:36 p.m. Sunday (April 12), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the...

Heavy rain, winds lash Tokyo as powerful typhoon hits Japan

FUJISAWA, Japan (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan’s worst in six decades made landfall sou...

Quake sends people rushing out of buildings in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake on Friday jolted areas of the northern Philippines including the capital, where office workers streamed out of buildings and train services we...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Hawaii; no risk of tsunami

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii. The agency says the quake hit about 5 p.m. and ha...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks SE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan's Taitung County at 9:56 a.m., while much of the rest of the country felt its shock waves, according to the Central We...

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes off Dominican Republic's coast

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has struck off the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, rattling nearby Puerto Rico but with no immediate reports of damage or injuries. ...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake rattles Greek island of Rhodes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck off the Aegean Sea resort island of Rhodes. No injuries or damage immediately reported. ...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Taitung County at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, but no immediate damage or casualties were reported. The epicenter of the quake was lo...

Quake shakes part of northern Japan hit by deadly landslides

TOKYO (AP) — An earthquake has shaken parts of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido that were struck by a deadly temblor last month. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the magnitude...

Magnitude 5.3 quake rattles Panama; no damage reported

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama has been rattled by a moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake, but officials say there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey ...

The Latest: Magnitude 5.3 quake hits off Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake that occurred in the Channel Islands region off Southern California (all times local): 1:32 p.m. No significant damag...

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes off Southern California coast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck off the coast of Southern California. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 12:29 p.m....

Taipei MRT announces SOP for earthquake response

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of yet another jarring magnitude 5.3 earthquake on Monday, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) announced its standard operating procedure (SOP) in the event of e...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 10:47 p.m. this evening (Feb. 19), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The earthquake w...

Several quakes rattle Myanmar's largest city, no damage seen

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Several earthquakes have caused some panic in Myanmar's largest city, but no serious injuries or major damage has been reported. Residents in Yangon said their...