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January 16, 2020: Residents said that the boom shook doors and furniture, as well as startling pets.
January 16, 2020: Trump faced pressure to increase disaster funding for the U.S. territory after it was hit by an earthquake last week.
January 16, 2020: The Ponciana Condominium building here is one of the most distinctive in the island's second-largest city. It's a 12-story structure, just south of downtown, with medical and commercial units on its first three floors and residential units on the remaining nine.
January 15, 2020: Stellar Solutions Inc. has mothballed a costly project aimed at improving detection of electromagnetic pulses - 'luminosities' - thought to precede earthquakes.
January 14, 2020: A decade after Haiti's most deadly earthquake that claimed 316,000 lives, left 1.5 million homeless and another 1.5 million injured, the Caribbean country has seen little progress after billions of dollars were promised in aid.
January 13, 2020: On January 12, 2010, a massive, magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, one of the deadliest natural disasters in the history of the Western Hemisphere. The quake killed an estimated 250,000 and the island is still recovering. Jeff Glor reports.
January 13, 2020: Montreal's Haitian community gathered today for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people and reshaped Quebec's relationship with the Caribbean nation.
January 13, 2020: Haitian President Jovenel Moise marked the 10-year anniversary of an earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of people by calling for unity amid political unrest that has stalled the Caribbean nation.
January 12, 2020: Another powerful earthquake rocked Puerto Rico on Saturday morning. The 5.9 magnitude quake caused heavy damage and left thousands without power. It's the latest in a string of quakes to strike the island since Tuesday. David Begnaud reports.
January 12, 2020: On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude-7 earthquake dealt Haiti and its capital Port-au-Prince a catastrophic blow, killing at least 100,000 people.
January 12, 2020: Billions of dollars poured into Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, giving the economy a boost. But reconstruction hasn't lived up to what was promised and Haitians tell NPR they feel forgotten.
January 12, 2020: Montreal's Haitian community will gather later today for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people and reshaped Quebec's relationship with the Caribbean nation.
January 12, 2020: NPR photographer David Gilkey and correspondent Jason Beaubien were among those who rushed to Haiti immediately after the quake.
January 11, 2020: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
January 11, 2020: A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
January 11, 2020: Healing is a lifetime project for the Pauyo siblings after surviving one of history's most devastating earthquakes. But now, 10 years after the disaster in Haiti left them without parents, it's their dreams they want to focus on.
January 11, 2020: An earthquake of magnitude 6 has struck 14 kilometers south-east of Guanica, Puerto rico, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Saturday.
January 11, 2020: The latest in a series of earthquakes and aftershocks struck off the southwest coast of Puerto Rico just before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. The center of the 5.9 earthquake is located about 8 miles south of Guanica, Puerto Rico, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), making it the second stron...
January 11, 2020: Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority said outages were reported across much of southern Puerto Rico and crews were assessing possible damage at power plants.
January 11, 2020: An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 has struck 14 kilometers southeast of Guanica, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Saturday.
January 11, 2020: A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing further damage along the island’s southern coast, where previous recent quakes have toppled homes and schools.
January 11, 2020: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey reports.
January 11, 2020: The latest aftershock is one of many that have hit the island since late December. But residents are nervous, and the temblor complicated plans to end a widespread power outage.
January 10, 2020: A 5.4 magnitude aftershock hit Puerto Rico's southern coast on Friday afternoon, days after an earthquake shook the island and left much of it without power.
January 10, 2020: Three people have died of heart attacks, in addition to a man killed by a falling wall during the magnitude-6.4 earthquake.