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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 5:23 p.m. this afternoon (March 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Quake rattles Alaska's largest city, no reports of damage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A moderate earthquake centered just 9 miles (14.5 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage shook Alaska’s largest city Saturday. The Alaska Earthquake Center said ...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 9:50 a.m. this morning (Feb. 22), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor w...

Moderate quake injures at least 10 people in central Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck central Iran on Wednesday, injuring at least 10 people, Iranian media reported. The state TV said the quake jolted the country ...

Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in northeastern Japan on Sunday cleaned up clutter and debris in stores and homes after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, damaged some buildings and pa...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An earthquake registering a 4.4 on the Richter scale struck the coast of Taitung County in southeast Taiwan. The tremblor hit at 12:25 p.m., 52.5 kilometers northeast o...

Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in northeastern Japan on Sunday cleaned up clutter in stores and homes after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, stopped trains and caused power blackouts for ...

CWB says multiple 5.0 quakes could be precursor for 8.5 earthquake this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of two powerful earthquakes over magnitude 5.0 on Tuesday morning (Feb. 9), a Central Weather Bureau (CWB) seismologist said they could be a precursor to a muc...

Taiwan hit by magnitude 5.5, 5.7 earthquakes 2 minutes apart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was struck by magnitude 5.5 and 5.7 earthquakes only two minutes apart early this morning (Feb. 9), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the Central ...

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Taiwan at 1:36 a.m. this morning (Feb. 7), sending shockwaves across the country, according to the Central Wea...

Update: Building collapses in Taiwan's Kaohsiung after 5.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An old building suddenly collapsed in Kaohsiung on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 28), shortly after an earthquake struck southern Taiwan. On Thursday afternoon, an old struc...

Magnitude 4.4 and 3.7 earthquakes jolt southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earthquakes registering a 4.4 and 3.7 struck the coast of Taitung County in southeast Taiwan just before noon Saturday (Jan. 23). The first hit at 11:45 a.m. 30 kilomet...

Magnitude 5 earthquake shakes Cyprus; no injuries, damage

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5 shook Cyprus on Thursday, frightening some people who fled from their homes. No injuries or damage was reported. ...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts southeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan on Sunday (Jan. 17) at 7:10 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was ...

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake rattled Taiwan at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 9), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 27.8 kilome...