Search and rescue operations continued in an effort to save dozens of people missing. Many people remain stuck in the bottom two floors.
"We've never had anything like this; we've never had a building topple over". At least 7 people are dead, reports SF Gate, and more than 60 people are missing. The government said a bridge in the city on Taiwan's eastern coast could not be used, and the structure of an inn had tilted during the quake.
Taiwan's fire and rescue service said one employee died after parts of the Marshal Hotel collapsed in Hualien county and another perished in a nearby residence.
There were grave concerns for the badly leaning Yun Tsui residential building, which also housed a restaurant, shops and a hostel.
The shifting of the buildings was likely caused by soil liquefaction, when the ground loses its solidity under stress such as the shaking of an natural disaster.
He said the priority was to let people return home to check on loved ones. "My bed was completely vertical, I was sleeping and suddenly I was standing". Additionally, 830 people were moved to shelters on Wednesday morning, while around 1,900 houses were left without power. Water supply had returned to almost 5,000 homes by noon, while power was restored to around 1,700 households. But Thursday's search only recovered two bodies - a Chinese mainland tourist and a hotel worker.
Tremors were also felt in the capital city of Taipei, according to the US Geological Survey.
Taiwan sits in a very seismically active area known as the Pacific Ring of Fire. Smaller tremors rattled nervous residents throughout the day. More than 200 aftershocks have been reported ever since. Since Sunday, more than 100 sensible earthquakes have jolted the area. "It is unprecedented and not a normal release of energy", he told CNN.
Taiwan has been hit by a second natural disaster in two days.
Latin America has offered its condolences to Taiwan, after the Chinese region was struck by a 6.4 magnitude natural disaster late Tuesday.
Since then, scientists have worked hard to predict what he might look like, all the while reconstructing " Cheddar Man ". He had a slim, nearly feminine pelvis, and he was found alone, which is unusual for that time, Booth said.
Their engagement made waves past year as Princess Mako will lose her title when she marries Komuro, who is a commoner. She said Akihito and his wife, Empress Michiko, expressed respect for their decision when she reported it to them.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record about details of the interview. But he reportedly gave very few answers, even after the committee issued him a subpoena on the spot to compel him to talk.
MSFT now trades at a forward P/E of 25.00, a P/B of 8.17, and a P/S of 7.79 while TRVG trades at a P/B of 2.05, and a P/S of 2.15. The software giant reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.09.
The four-star recruit was choosing between the Gators, Alabama and Tennessee, and made a decision to go with Florida . National Signing Day is traditionally a joyous occassion for high school football players across the nation.
The game involved the Zeta Beta Tau members who received points by sleeping with overweight women at the Ivy League campus. What the fraternity did is not "normal", Paul Russell, president of Cornell's Interfraternity Council, told the Sun .
Meanwhile, monthly active usage rates doubled during 2017, and the volume of OneDrive for Business storage more than tripled. And OneDrive integrates with other Microsoft apps like the team portal SharePoint, so files stay in sync across the suite.
Currency markets were steady, with the euro down 0.2 per cent at $1.2349 and the dollar 0.2 per cent lower at 109.36 yen. The slump began Friday as investors anxious that higher inflation and interest rates could derail a long-running rally.
Zuma's presidency has been dominated by an economic slowdown, record unemployment and allegations of corruption. The Democratic Alliance could not immediately confirm whether it would participate in the planned march.
Real Madrid forward Ronaldo, meanwhile, was accused of owing €14.7m but has protested his innocence in an ongoing case. The Chilean has been found guilty of tax fraud committed during his time with former club Barcelona.
In contrast, Whole Foods orders will be filled by pickers who will actually go down the aisles of nearby Whole Food stores. Amazon plans to offer the service more broadly in the future. "We're going to have a huge expansion ahead", said Landry.
State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its holdings in NVIDIA by 1.2% in the third quarter . Analysts await NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) to report earnings on Feb, 08 for the fiscal quarter ending Jan 2018.
Suarez also set up the second goal, finding Rakitic for an easy goal from inside the area after a breakaway in the 82nd minute. Philippe Coutinho has finally got on the scoresheet for Barcelona following his £142 million move from Liverpool.
Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: YUM ), 6 rate it "Buy", 5 "Outperform", 15 "Underperform", 0 "Sell", while 0 "Hold". Analysts await Yum! Brands, Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.65% EPS growth.
After an official welcoming ceremony, Erdogan met with Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin in a closed-door session. Erdoğan gave the pontiff an illustration of a panorama of Istanbul, and volumes of the poetry of Rumi, a Persian mystic.
My preoccupation is about my available players and to keep them in a positive attitude and to continue this good work. He was Player of the Year that season, two years after joining the club from Le Harve for just £320,000.
Omarosa had been fired from "The Apprentice " 3 times prior. and that "this would make the 4th time we let her go". She has no contact now". "I felt like I was serving my country, not serving him.it was always about the country".
It has agreed to pay $52bn to buy film, TV and global assets from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox. The news came in addition to the big announcement that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B.
Dontnod Presents Vampyr - Episode IV: Stories from the Dark reveals yet more exclusive gameplay footage, plus the release date. Focus Home Interactive and Dontnod are hoping that players will want to sink their teeth into Vampyr this Spring.
A Pentagon spokesman, Charlie Summers, says Pentagon officials are aware of the request and are "looking at options". In her brief comment on Trump's order to the Pentagon, Sanders did not elaborate on what sort of event he envisions.
Mason's story has a happy ending though. "Kid might have a prosperous future as a contortionist or an escape artist", said one. Mason sat in the machine on a bed of stuffed toys, calmly watching firefighters work to free him.
We can take steps we can take but this is something that, once they decide they are going to do it, it's very hard to pre-empt it. Also, much of Russia's most visible attempts to influence the election were perfectly legal.
Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.12% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 332,369 shares. The business had revenue of $34.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $34.28 billion.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the President was "clearly joking" when he made the comment. Others have reminded us that in Stalin's Soviet Union, refraining from applauding was in fact treasonous .
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Baio tells ET that the actor is glad Eggert has gone to the police with her allegations. Eggert explained her allegations - that Baio molested her when she was 14, 15, and 16 during taping of their TV show.