Rescuers in Taiwan searched badly damaged buildings early on Thursday (Feb 8), looking for 62 people missing after a powerful natural disaster hit the island's east coast.
After being inundated with hundreds of aftershocks, a magnitude 4.8 quake struck Hualien at 8:54 a.m. this morning at a shallow depth, resulting in high intensity level of 6 being felt in the county, according to Central Weather Bureau (CWB) data.
Four buildings collapsed, officials said, and eight people were still missing.
Hualien is a popular tourist destination and home to around 100,000 people. The government reported that two bridges in the city were either cracked or could not be used and that many roads were buckled and risky.
Engineers were frantically trying to reinforce the building today, drafting in huge concrete blocks and steel bars to stop any further collapse as rescuers carried out the unsafe task of searching the shattered concrete structure for survivors.
The Manila Economic Cultural Office (MECO) in Taiwan has identified the overseas Filipino worker who went missing in Taiwan after the island nation was struck by a 6.4-magnitude quake Tuesday night.
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Video footage and photos showed several midsized buildings in worst-hit Hualien county leaning at sharp angles, their lowest floors crushed into mangled heaps of concrete, shattered glass, bent iron beams and other debris. Authorities said on Wednesday they believed no one else was left inside. We dare not go back home now.
Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, was at the scene and said that Taiwan was grateful for the offers of assistance and support from the rest of the world.
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Cellphone video from Hualien City shows a large building leaning at a unsafe angle as sirens are heard in the background. A damaged vehicle stands in rubble outside the Marshal Hotel in Hualien, eastern Taiwan early February 7, 2018.
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