earthquake taiwan 6.4

Strong Earthquake in Taiwan

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has caused considerable damage at the southern end of the island of Taiwan.  Buildings have collapsed.  Pic. may be Tainan.  Look at this picture!  Video of rescues (brave firefighters).  More pics.  More pics.   The earthquake was centered 6.2 miles beneath the surface. Also 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Nepal and large volcano erupting in Japan (video with lightning at link).  Also 3.4 mag. e-quake in Oklahoma and 2.7 mag. just west of L.A.  Now USGS reports a M4.9 #earthquake 97km NNE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea.