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New Zealand's Christchurch rocked by 5.7 magnitude quake, cliffs collapse into sea | Reuters

Feb 14, 2016

New Zealand's Christchurch rocked by 5.7 magnitude quake, cliffs collapse into sea | Reuters

WELLINGTON A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Christchurch in New Zealand on Sunday, causing cliffs to collapse into the sea but no major damage to the city, which was devastated by a 2011 quake which killed nearly 200 people. #Business #Middle East #Latin America #Earthquakes #Church #opinion #article
More than 100 people killed in Taiwan earthquake; over 500 injured

Feb 13, 2016

More than 100 people killed in Taiwan earthquake; over 500 injured

Rescuers have found the bodies of more than 100 people killed after an apartment block in Taiwan collapsed during an earthquake one week ago, emergency services said on Saturday. #NewsTracker #Taiwan #Taiwan earthquake
Quake hits eastern Indonesia island, no casualties reported | Reuters

Feb 13, 2016

Quake hits eastern Indonesia island, no casualties reported | Reuters

JAKARTA A strong earthquake near an eastern Indonesian island knocked out telephone, radio communications and roads late on Friday, but there were no reported casualties, local residents and a government official said on Saturday. The U.S #United States #India #Argentina #United Kingdom #Earthquakes #opinion #article
Taiwan to seize assets of collapsed building developer following quake which left 90 dead

Feb 12, 2016

Taiwan to seize assets of collapsed building developer following quake which left 90 dead

Almost a million dollars in assets belonging to the developer and three associates of a building in Taiwan felled by an earthquake will be seized, a court ruled on Friday, with more than 90 residents confirmed dead in the disaster. #NewsTracker #earthquake #Taiwan #Tainan #Wei-kuan
Prosecutors suspect building that collapsed during Taiwan earthquake was shoddily constructed

Feb 09, 2016

Prosecutors suspect building that collapsed during Taiwan earthquake was shoddily constructed

Prosecutors in Taiwan have launched an investigation after photos showed cans and foam had been used to fill parts of the complex's concrete framework. #NewsTracker #earthquake #quake #Taiwan #Tainan #Lin Ming-hui #Kuo Chen-hsiu
Earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude felt in New Zealand capital | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude felt in New Zealand capital | Reuters

WELLINGTON New Zealand's capital city Wellington was rocked by 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, according to the country's earthquake monitoring service. The quake's epicentre was 35 km (22 miles) southeast of St Arnaud, a small town in the north of the country's South Island, at a depth of 62 km (13 miles), according to Geonet's website. #India #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Earthquakes #opinion
Mother, sons freed from debris, dark and confusion in quake-toppled Taiwan home | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016

Mother, sons freed from debris, dark and confusion in quake-toppled Taiwan home | Reuters

TAINAN, Taiwan When an earthquake struck southern Taiwan in the early hours of Saturday, Chang Chun-jung thought it was all over. Asleep on the 10th floor of the Wei-guan Golden Dragon Building in Tainan city - now the focus of rescue efforts - Chun-jung, 28, didn't even have time to call out to his mother, sleeping in the same room. #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #Earthquakes #opinion
Taiwan can take lessons from Japan on using technology to ensure buildings survive earthquakes

Feb 08, 2016

Taiwan can take lessons from Japan on using technology to ensure buildings survive earthquakes

Shocking images of a Taiwan apartment complex felled like a tree by an earthquake highlight what is needed to build a structure that can withstand seismic shocks. #Tokyo #Japan #CriticalPoint #earthquake #Taiwan #1995 Kobe earthquake #Mori Tower #Japan Society of Seismic Isolation #Tokyo Skytree #Horyuji Buddhist temple complex
Taiwan quake: Woman pulled alive from rubble, 117 people still missing

Feb 08, 2016

Taiwan quake: Woman pulled alive from rubble, 117 people still missing

A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan on Monday and another man has been found alive trapped inside more than 48 hours after a deadly earthquake struck, officials said. #NewsTracker #Taiwan #natural calamity #wreckage #Taiwan earthquake
Taiwan earthquake: Death toll hits 34, hunt on for survivors

Feb 08, 2016

Taiwan earthquake: Death toll hits 34, hunt on for survivors

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that toppled a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan rose to at least 34, according to government figures Monday, with rescuers digging through rubble for survivors more than 48 hours after the quake struck. #NewsTracker #earthquake #Taiwan #Lunar New Year #Tainan