Nation Jan 13

Experts warn Puerto Rico isn’t prepared for big earthquakes

A flurry of earthquakes topped by a 6.4-magnitude one that recently killed one person, injured nine others and damaged hundreds of homes, schools and businesses in southwest Puerto Rico has many accusing the government of being caught unaware despite the…

Jan 07

The 6.4-magnitude quake cut power to the island as power plants shut down to protect themselves. Authorities said two plants suffered light damage and they expected power to be restored later Tuesday. Puerto Rico's main airport was operating normally, using…

Jan 06

A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. territory that has been shaking for the past…

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