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New Landslide Guidebook for Puerto Rico Released

New Landslide Guidebook for Puerto Rico Released New Landslide Guidebook for Puerto Rico Released By Caribbean Business on February 6, 2020 SAN JUAN — A new landslide guidebook is now available for Puerto Rico residents to learn more about the … Continue reading

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The USGS publishes a timely latest earthquake activity map with a useful auto-update feature

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‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake on January 10, 2020

http://news.trust.org/item/20200111010733-010sr ‘Traumatized’ Puerto Ricans rocked by another strong quake by Reuters Saturday, 11 January 2020 01:40 GMT (Adds comment from Yauco resident, background on aftershocks) By Ricardo Ortiz YAUCO, Puerto Rico, Jan 10 (Reuters) – A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked … Continue reading

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2020 Puerto Rico earthquakes – Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico with the recent earthquake activity in the news? YES

Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico?  The answer is YES. Despite the recent earthquakes in the news in Puerto Rico, it is safe to visit.  First of all, most tourists arrive at the airport in SJU, San Juan, which … Continue reading

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Earthquake forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens more large aftershocks are likely

https://theconversation.com/earthquake-forecast-for-puerto-rico-dozens-more-large-aftershocks-are-likely-129874 Earthquake forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens more large aftershocks are likely January 14, 2020 4.43pm EST Author Richard Aster Professor of Geophysics and Department Head, Colorado State University Disclosure statement Richard Aster has received funding for earthquake research from the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/puerto-rico-earthquake-aftershocks-again-rattle-coastline-as-residents-deal-with-disaster-after-disaster/2020/01/11/f3c843a6-347f-11ea-9313-6cba89b1b9fb_story.html Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster (The Washington Post) By Arelis R. Hernández and Cristina Corujo  January 11, 2020 at 5:35 PM EST GUÁNICA, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico has not stopped … Continue reading

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Another earthquake hits Puerto Rico with 5.9 magnitude on January 11, 2020

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/11/us/puerto-rico-earthquake/index.html Another earthquake hits Puerto Rico with 5.9 magnitude By Nicole Chavez, Maria Santana and Jay Croft, CNN Updated 2211 GMT (0611 HKT) January 11, 2020 Ponce, Puerto Rico (CNN)An 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday, fueling anxiety … Continue reading

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