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Magnitude 5.0 earthquake jolts northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked northeastern Taiwan at 10:36 p.m. on Tuesday evening (Jan. 25), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

Earthquake rattles parts of Greece; no damage reported

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattled northern Greece and was felt in the capital Sunday. There were no immediate reports of damage. The temblor occurred at 1:48 p...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 4:15 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was located ...

Taiwan to upgrade quake alert system for urban areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is working to shorten the time a text message is dispatched after an earthquake strikes for urban areas as part of its disaster mitigation effort. A customized e...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan at 7:17 a.m. Tuesday morning (Jan. 4), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Taipei MRT trains run at reduced speed after 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan on Monday evening (Jan. 3), with level 4 shock waves being registered in Taipei and New Taipei, the Taipei Rapid Tra...

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes eastern Taiwan

Update: 9:30 a.m. 01/04/2022 As of 9 p.m. on Monday, Taipei had received 31 reports of damage resulting from the quake, such as broken water pipes, fallen tiles, warped doorways, malfunctioning str...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 2:47 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 30) afternoon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes southwestern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck southwestern Taiwan at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 21), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was lo...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 9:05 p.m. Monday (Dec. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was loca...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan at 5:55 p.m. this evening (Nov. 24), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 8...

Moderate quake demolishes homes in eastern Turkey, 2 hurt

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An earthquake with magnitude 5.1 jolted Erzurum province in eastern Turkey on Friday, demolishing a number of houses in some villages, officials said. At least...

Turkey: Moderate quake causes panic but no damage, injuries

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A moderately-strong earthquake shook the northwestern Turkish province of Duzce on Wednesday, Turkey’s disaster management agency said. There was no immediate ...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rattles northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 10:25 a.m. this morning (Nov. 17), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...

State TV: 2 strong quakes jolt southern Iran, 1 dead

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — At least one person died after two strong earthquakes struck the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, state TV reported Sunday. State TV quoted Azizollah Konar...