A 28-year-old Vietnamese woman was pulled from debris Monday in Tainan, after three, including an 8-year-old girl, were rescued.
More people chose to go home or for travel by train on the eve of Spring Festival than last year, the China Railway Corporation (CRC) said on Monday.
Heavy air pollution has been reported in 139 cities in China while people celebrated the lunar new year with firecrackers and fireworks.
Fourteen-year-old Chen Yiyue, who is half-Chinese, half-French, has always relished the atmosphere of a Chinese Spring Festival celebration.
Year of the Monkey celebrated across China
It is that time of year when lanterns light up the sky in the Jinsha Site Museum in Chengdu, Sichuan province.
At least three people, including an 8-year-old girl, have been rescued Monday from a high-rise apartment building toppled by a powerful quake on Saturday.
A second survivor was rescued Monday morning from under the debris of a collapsed residential building in southern Taiwan some 56 hours after a 6.7-magnitude quake struck.
Rescuers dug out two more bodies from under the debris of a collapsed residential complex in southern Taiwan on Monday morning, bringing the total toll of an earthquake that hit the island early Saturday to 37.
Ditan Park temple fair embraces Chinese New Year
On Sunday, the eve of the Lunar New Year, Shanghai downtown resident Wei said he was the 6,403rd person to promise on instant messaging app WeChat not to set off fireworks this year.
From the southernmost islands to the icebound provinces in the north, people across China are celebrating the lunar new year, or Spring Festival which falls on Monday.