Sunday, February 7, 2016
President Ma Ying-jeou said the government will make an all-out effort to help people hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, Feb. 6.
Public transportation networks on Saturday stepped up efforts to get travelers home for the holidays in the wake of the 6.4 earthquake that rattled the south of the country.
Facebook activated its Safety Check feature Saturday for people affected by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that stuck southern Taiwan in the early hours of the morning.
A number of construction issues became apparent as the structure of the fallen 17-story apartment complex in Tainan's Yongkang District was laid bare in the wake of the earthquake on Saturday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Saturday that it is working quickly to recover from the damage to some of its products at its wafer plant in Tainan following a powerful earthquake earlier in the day.
A woman who survived a deadly earthquake in Taiwan in 1999 experienced another harrowing ordeal Saturday when the building in which she was living collapsed in a powerful quake.
Taiwan's military and emergency services were responding to the strong earthquake in southern Taiwan Saturday, sending helicopters and rescue and medical teams to the stricken areas.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Public transportation has stepped up efforts to send travelers home for the holidays on Saturday in the wake of the 6.4 earthquake that rattled Southern Taiwan.
A series of strong earthquakes have struck southern Taiwan since 3:57AM local time. According to the Central Weather Bureau, four separate aftershocks have hit around the same area following the 6.4 quake.