Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts East Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 8:52 p.m. this evening (July 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was lo...

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits in ocean west of Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a relatively strong earthquake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean west of Mexico. The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6....

Mag 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

HAVANA (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday, shaking a vast area from Mexico to Florida and beyond, but there were n...

Strong earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Papua region

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong and shallow earthquake has hit Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U...

U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 6.1 earthquake has hit Indonesia’s Papua region

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 6.1 earthquake has hit Indonesia’s Papua region.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits southern Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.1 earthquake has shaken southern Chile, though local disaster officials have not reported any damage or injuries. ...

Video shows 2nd-largest movement of Taipei 101 damper in history during 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a testament to the power of today's (Aug. 8) magnitude 6.0 earthquake, Taipei 101's damper recorded its second-largest movement in its history due to an earthquake, ...

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Papua

ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia's easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. ...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama area near Costa Rica

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck as a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica. There are no immediate reports of damages or injuries. The U....

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Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SRI LANKA SAYS BOMBINGS RETALIATION FOR NEW ZEALAND ATTACK ...

Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

PORAC, Philippines (AP) — A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country’s north and killed at least 11 people. The U.S. Geologi...

Mercury forecast to soar to 33 degrees in Taiwan on Monday

Daytime temperatures in most parts of Taiwan are expected to rise to 33 degrees Celsius on Monday as a weather front moves eastward, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). In the Taipei bas...

South Korean woman injured as rock hits bus after Taiwan earthquake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A South Korean woman was taken to hospital after a falling rock hit her tour bus in Hualien County Saturday (April 20), just two days after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan; Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou announces bid for Taiwan presidency; Unruly American passenger who tra...

Jailed ex-magistrate returns to Hualien same day earthquake rocks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former magistrate of Hualien County, Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁), was released from prison and returned to Hualien on Thursday, April 18, just hours before a magnitude 6.1 earthq...