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Magnitude 5.3 quake among 3 to strike east Taiwan in 3 minutes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan at 3:33 p.m. Friday afternoon (June 11), followed within three minutes by magnitude 4.0 and 4.9 temblors, according to the...

Rockslides, falling shelves reported after twin quakes strike eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Key highways in eastern Taiwan were hit by rockslides, and residents reported falling bookshelves after magnitude 5.8 and 6.2 earthquakes struck the region Sunday night (A...

Taiwan struck by magnitude 6.2, 5.8 earthquakes 3 minutes apart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — East Taiwan was struck by magnitude 6.2 and 5.8 earthquakes three minutes apart on Sunday evening (April 18), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The first e...

Opportunities for Taiwan in post-COVID world

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — If you had been told a year ago that a name likely to go down in the history of 2020 was Margaret Keenan, a 90-year old woman from Coventry in the United Kingdom, then ...

Clock is ticking on Trump comeback as early voting nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s getting late early. President Donald Trump is privately reassuring Republicans anxious about his deficits to Democrat Joe Biden, noting there are three months ...

Boks shaken by earthquake, hope don’t get rattled by Italy

SHIZUOKA, Japan (AP) — Springboks captain Siya Kolisi had a sleepless night in Japan on Tuesday. It wasn’t because of roommate Cheslin Kolbe’s snoring. Or out of worry over South Afr...

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, ...

4.6 magnitude earthquake jars NE. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 2:39 p.m. this afternoon (July 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 8...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Giant 'earthquake fish' caught off E. Taiwan after 5.6 temblor in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A giant oarfish or "earthquake fish" (地震魚) was caught off the coast of Hualien Sunday morning, just hours after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck the area, reported L...

Magnitude 5.6 quake jars Hualien, all of Taiwan proper feels tremors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County early this morning at 5:21 a.m., while all of Taiwan proper and many outlying islands felt the shock waves...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks Taiwan's Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattled the eastern Taiwan County of Hualien at 9:24 p.m. tonight, according the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the quake was 13.3...

Magnitude 5.1 quake rattles Hualien, shock waves felt across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 11:15 p.m. this evening, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At 8:11 a.m. this morning, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County, where an intensity level of 4 was recorded, according to the Central Weather ...

Breaking News: Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 12:34 p.m. today, with the shock waves felt across almost all of country, according to the Central Weat...