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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...

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly five hours after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Thursday (Dec. 10), a magnitude 5.6 earthquake occurred nearby at 2:15 a.m. on Friday (Dec...

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Thursday (Dec. 10) at 9:19 p.m., with tremors lasting approximately 15 seconds and registering a level 4 across mu...

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 1:29 p.m. today (Dec. 10), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 62.3 kilo...

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake rocks eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 9:42 p.m. tonight (Nov. 29), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 70...

Two earthquakes rock southeastern Taiwan early Tuesday morning

Two earthquakes hit southeastern Taiwan in two hours on early Tuesday morning (Nov. 17), but no immediate injuries or damage were reported, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). A quake, w...

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 3:19 p.m. today (Nov. 16), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 86.8...

Giant 'earthquake fish' caught after 2 quakes strike eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fishermen on Friday (Nov. 6) caught a massive oarfish (Regalecus glesne) nearly 5 meters in length off the coast of eastern Taiwan the same day two earthquakes s...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jars eastern Taiwan as Atsani approaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted eastern Taiwan at 9:40 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was 1...

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rocks southeast Taiwan as Atsani nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted southeast Taiwan at 2:36 a.m. Friday morning (Nov. 6), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor was...

Erdogan caves to Chinese pressure to take Taiwan flag off Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday (Nov. 1) apparently bowed to pressure from China and pulled a tweet that had included the national flag of Taiwan among th...

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattles northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled northeastern Taiwan at 9:08 a.m. this morning (Oct. 26), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the temblor ...