The epicenter was located about 14 miles southeast of the town of Guanica along the island’s southern coast.
For the last month, a series of earthquakes has rocked Puerto Rico. And group of grad students from the University of Minnesota, who were there to study how communities respond to natural disasters, experienced one first hand.
A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday. Witnesses reported strong shaking but there was no immediate word of casualties or heavy damage.
People in a Puerto Rico discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, setting off a social media uproar as the area struggles to recover from a strong earthquake.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake rattled Yauco, Puerto Rico on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Helicopters have been loaded with boxes of food to drop through the bushland and canyons.
The quake struck in the southwestern part of the country near the Bushehr nuclear plant.
Police in Australia say a total of 183 people are facing legal action for more than 200 bushfire-related offenses since Nov. 2019.
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, and was followed three hours later by an aftershock measuring 6.0. They are the largest in a series of quakes that have struck the U.S. territory in recent days and caused heavy damage in some areas.
The Australian actor took to Instagram on Monday to announce that he is giving $1 million to the firefighters that are currently battling the blazes down under.
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33. One woman fell to her death as she was being placed inside a rescue helicopter.