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4 Dead In 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake In Taiwan

Taiwan’s strongest earthquake in a quarter century has killed four people in Hualien County and at least 60 were injured. The quake struck during the morning rush hour damaging buildings and highway. The local United Daily News reported three hikers died in rockslides in Taroko National Park near the offshore epicenter. A five-storey building in […]Read More

Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years Hits Taiwan, Tsunami Warning Issued

Taiwan’s strongest earthquake in a quarter century rocked the island during the morning rush Wednesday, damaging buildings and creating a tsunami that washed ashore on southern Japanese islands. There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries, and the tsunami threat largely passed about two hours later. A five-story building in the lightly populated southeastern […]Read More