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Puerto Rico Earthquake

A 6.4-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

January 07, 2020

A collapsed structure lies after the previous day's magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Yauco, Puerto Rico.

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The house of William Mercuchi is damaged after the previous day's magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Yauco, Puerto Rico. More than 250,000 Puerto Ricans remained without water and another half a million without power, which also affected telecommunications.

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Cars are crushed under a home that collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico. A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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Clothing hangs to dry inside on the top floor, the second floor, of a home with a partially collapsed roof after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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Residents survey damage where a home partially collapsed after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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The Adripina Seda public school stands partially collapsed after an earthquake struck Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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A fence and building are partially collapsed after an overnight earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.

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Debris from a collapsed wall of a building litters the ground after an earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn, in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Amir Seneriz, president of the Logia Aurora Organization, inspects damages after an earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn, in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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The Immaculate Concepcion Catholic church lies in ruins after an overnight earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.

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The Immaculate Concepcion Catholic church lies in ruins after an overnight earthquake in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.

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A Puerto Rican flag hangs within the rubble, after it was placed there where store owners and family help remove supplies from Ely Mer Mar hardware store, which partially collapsed after an earthquake struck Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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Homes are damaged after an earthquake struck Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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A man sits on a shade in the street where structures are collapsed after an earthquake struck Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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Neighbors gather outside a shelter afraid of aftershocks after an earthquake in Guanica, Puerto Rico.

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