Yahoo Web Search

  • FirefoxTry Yahoo Search on Firefox »
    1. Sort by

    1. Lin Minghui and two associates were being held on suspicion of bearing some responsibility for the structure’s collapse, an official said.

    2. Why developers were arrested after an earthquake in Taiwan

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsFeb 09 01:48 PM

      A Taiwanese developer is facing charges of negligent homicide after one of his buildings collapsed during an earthquake.

    3. Hours after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake destroyed buildings and took lives in Taiwan, four state lawmakers said they want California to help fund an earthquake early warning system that has been stalled by a lack of money. “There’s no valid reason not to make this relatively small investment in...

    4. Taiwan Earthquake: Investigations into collapsed building made with tin can fillers

      International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsFeb 08 12:05 PM

      Two days after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan, emergency workers were shocked to find tin cans amidst a collapsed high-rise building's rubble during the rescue operations. While the government has pledged its full support in investigating the disaster, including the mayor of Tainan, Lai Ching-te, some have said the construction of the building cannot be blamed. "For such purposes in ...

    5. A shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 18 miles from Lost Hills, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:20 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 36 miles from Wasco, Calif., 37 miles from...

    6. 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 epicenter 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. Earthquakes are common in New Zealand, whose two islands lie ...

    7. When a magnitude- 6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Saturday, images of building collapses quickly surfaced on social media and in local media reports. The damage, structural engineers said, was a sober reminder that these collapses would also probably occur in California should a massive...

    8. A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded to the north west of Canberra on Wednesday afternoon.

    9. A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile on Tuesday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said, although there were no immediate reports of major damage. The quake, centered 48 miles (79 km) southwest of Coquimbo, was around 20 miles (32 km) below the seabed. Chile's emergency office said some homes had been left without electricity and local media reported rock falls on ...

    10. A $3.6 million grant was awarded to scientists working to advance an earthquake early-warning system that could save hundreds if not thousands of lives on the West Coast.

    1. Ads
      related to earthquake
    1. 1234511,042 results