Hualien


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Hualien

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Hua-lien

(hwä`lyĕn`), city (2010 pop. 97,701), E central Taiwan. One of Taiwan's most important international ports, it is a market for local agricultural products. It is located in a volcanic region and is susceptible to earthquakes.
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A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked eastern Taiwan's Hualien County at 8:47 a.m.
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.
Taipei : A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.
(TAP) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.
Castro was the overseas Filipino worker who was killed during the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck Hualien on February 6.
Teco said the family of the late Melody Albano Castro, who perished in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Hualien, Taiwan, on February 6, will receive a total of NTD$1.79 million, or P2.8 million, from the Taiwan government's consolation, compensation, insurance claims and from Taiwanese voluntary donations.
6 in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Taiwan's Hualien county.
They were among the last five people known to be missing beneath the rubble of the 12-storey commercial and residential complex in the eastern coastal city of Hualien, dpa quoted the Central Emergency Operation Centre (CEOC) as saying Saturday.
Summary: Hualien [Taiwan], Feb 8 (ANI): The death toll from Taiwan's massive earthquake has risen to nine, officials say, as rescuers race against the clock to reach trapped survivors.
The Central News Agency reported that the ground floor of the Marshal Hotel, a building in Hualien district, had caved in and people were believed to be trapped inside.
The 143 whom officials have yet to be able to contact have their households in a commercial/residential building in downtown the city of Hualien, Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center said, according to Central News Agency.