Island rocked by hundreds of earthquakes in recent weeks, killing at least one person and prompting power and water outagesPuerto Rico’s governor, Wanda Vázquez, declared a state of emergency and activated the national guard on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude 6.4 that was the most powerful to strike the Caribbean island in 102 years.The quakes killed at least one person, provoked a protective power outage across the entire island and cut off drinking water to 300,000 customers, Vázquez told a news conference. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-01-07 22:39:44
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