4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 8:47 a.m. this morning (Sept. 3), reported the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the te...

Magnitude 4.7 quake jolts southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A magnitude 4.7 quake jolted Taitung County Saturday (August 31) afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported. The temblor struck at 3:50 p.m., 26.8 kilometers under ...

Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude strikes Hualien, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan's Hualien County on Sunday (Aug. 18) shortly after noon, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattled southwest Taiwan's Chiayi County this morning at 5:41 a.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblo...

6.0 quake causes blackouts, rock slides, rail cancelations, 1 death in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck at 5:28 a.m. this morning (Aug. 8) has led to blackouts, rock slides, train cancellations, and one death. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake ...

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, ...

New Taipei elderly woman crushed by cabinet during 6.0 quake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An elderly woman in New Taipei City was killed today (Aug. 8) after she was crushed by her 50-kilogram wardrobe cabinet, which fell on top of her when a magnitude 6.0 earthquak...

4.6 earthquake rattles NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook northeastern Taiwan at 7:02 a.m. this morning (Aug. 8), just an hour and a half after a magnitude 6.0 quake rocked the area, according to the C...

6.0 earthquake strikes Taiwan's Yilan, whole country feels shock waves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County at 5:28 a.m. this morning (Aug. 8), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of ...

Earthquake in Taipei's Beitou caused by common volcanic activity: CWB

Taipei, Aug. 7 (CNA) An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale that struck Beitou in the Taipei area early Wednesday was caused by common volcanic activity in the region, the Central ...

4.9, 4.5 earthquakes rock eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake jarred residents in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 9:19 a.m. this morning (Aug. 6), and was quickly followed by a 4.5 quake at 9:31 a.m., acc...

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolts E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County tonight (Aug. 2) at 9:53 p.m., according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temb...

Taiwan's Lanyu launches fund-raising for quake-hit Philippine island

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) The Tao tribe, the aboriginal residents of Lanyu off the coast of eastern Taiwan, has launched fund-raising for Batanes Islands in the Philippines, which was hit by an earthquake...

Greece: Magnitude 4.2 aftershock strikes close to Athens

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 has struck not far from Athens and seismologists say it was an aftershock from a stronger quake more than a week ago. ...

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...