Quake fells Taiwan apartment building, at least two dead

By Yimou Lee and Pichi Chuang TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 6 : A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan today, killing at least two people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue dozens of people feared trapped inside. The baby and a 40-year-old man are the only confirmed deaths […]

Quake fells Taiwan apartment building, at least two dead

By Yimou Lee and Pichi Chuang TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 6 : A powerful quake struck southern Taiwan before dawn today near the city of Tainan, toppling a 17-story apartment building where more than 100 people are feared trapped. A baby girl and a 40-year-old man have been confirmed dead, according to a government official. Media […]

Major earthquake in southern Alaska felt for hundreds of miles

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, Jan 25 : A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck remote southern Alaska, unleashing shudders felt several hundred miles (km) from the tremor’s lakefront epicenter at the far end of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, the state’s largest city. In the quake which occured yesterday,no injuries were reported, but several neighborhoods in […]

Major earthquake in southern Alaska felt for hundreds of miles

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, Jan 25 : A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck remote southern Alaska, unleashing shudders felt several (km) from the tremor’s lakefront epicenter near on the far end of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, the state’s largest city. No injuries were reported, but several neighborhoods in the town of Kenai – roughly […]