Taiwan Earthquake

Taiwan Earthquake News

Taiwan earthquake: Death toll rises to 7 as aftershocks hamper rescue operations

The coastal city of Hualien was hit by a magnitude 6.4 quake just before midnight (1600 GMT) on Tuesday that killed nine people and injured 265. Four buildings collapsed, officials said, and about 62 people were still missing.

At least 6 dead, 88 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

Video footage and photos showed several midsized buildings in worst-hit Hualien county leaning at sharp angles, their lowest floors crushed into mangled heaps of concrete, shattered glass, bent iron beams and other debris.

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Over 100 missing, 13 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

About 2,000 firefighters and soldiers scrambled with ladders, cranes and other equipment to the ruins of the 17-floor residential building, which folded like an accordion onto its side after the quake struck.

Moderate quake hits off Taiwan

Taiwan lies near the junction of two tectonic plates and is regularly hit by earthquakes.

Strong earthquake kills one,injures 19 in Taiwan

Violent shock waves damaged buildings and triggered a blaze,emergency officials said.

6.1-magnitude quake rocks Taiwan city

Taiwan's meteorological authorities said epicenter of quake was 30.4 km northeast of Pingtung county.

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Taiwan Earthquake Photos

Buildings collapse as 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Taiwan; 2 dead, 150 missing

Video footage and photos showed several midsized buildings leaning at sharp angles, their lowest floors crushed into mangled heaps of concrete, shattered glass, bent iron beams and other debris.

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