Magnitude-6.8 earthquake off Taiwan sparks house fire that kills 1

April 20, 2015 7:00 AM

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Magnitude-6.8 earthquake off Taiwan sparks house fire that kills 1

April 20, 2015: In a photo provided by the Taipei Fire Department, vehicles are seen piled on themselves in an automated parking tower after the lift system failed during the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck off the island's eastern coast. (Taipei Fire Department via AP)

TAIPEI, Taiwan – A strong undersea earthquake that struck between Taiwan and southern Japan on Monday sparked a house fire that killed a person outside of Taiwan's capital, authorities said.

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