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Powerful earthquake rocks Taiwan, death toll rising, 800 injured

An earthquake rocked the entire island of Taiwan early Wednesday, killing nine, injuring hundreds, collapsing buildings in a southern city and sparking a brief tsunami warning for southern Japanese islands. Taiwan’s fire department said nine people have died in the mountainous, sparsely populated eastern county of Hualien, where the earthquake’s epicenter was located. More than 800 people were injured in the incident and authorities lost…

Powerful earthquake rocks Taiwan, buildings seen collapsed, causes tsunami warning in Japan

An earthquake rocked the entire island of Taiwan early Wednesday, killing four, injuring dozens, collapsing buildings in a southern city and sparking a brief tsunami warning for southern Japanese islands. Taiwan’s fire department said four people have died in the mountainous, sparsely populated eastern county of Hualien, where the earthquake’s epicenter was located. More than 50 people were injured in the incident. At least 26…