Thousands flee after Taal Volcano erupts

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of people were ordered to evacuate from their homes near Taal Volcano Saturday after an eruption sent ash and steam hundreds of meters into the sky. Taal Volcano, which sits in a lake south of Manila, exploded with a "short-lived" burst at 7:22 am (2322 GMT), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology... Continue Reading →

Massive Earthquake Shakes Taiwan

A strong earthquake has shaken the eastern coast of Taiwan in the early hours of Wednesday local time. The tremor, estimated at 6.9 or 7.0 magnitude, was registered at the depth of 10 kilometers under the Philippine Sea, some 63 kilometers south of the city of Hualien.....Continue Reading

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