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Youtuber Jake Paul snapped driving on protected turtle beach in Puerto Rico, probe launched

YouTuber Jake Paul is being investigated after posting a video on social media apparently showing him driving around a protected beach in Puerto Rico. Driving is illegal on some of the island’s beaches, as turtles nest in the sand. The local Department of Natural and Environmental Resources said it would investigate whether the law had […]

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Pictures & Videos: Puerto Rico gets hit by strong 5.5-magnitude earthquake

Puerto Rico residents felt the ground shaking under their feet on Saturday, after a powerful 5.5-magnitude quake hit the unincorporated US territory, followed by several aftershocks. Some damage was reported on the ground. The initial quake was recorded 11 km from Tallaboa, a small community in the south of the island, the USGS reported. A […]

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Over 950 earthquakes hit Puerto Rico in 2020

The Caribbean island of  Puerto Rico experienced over 950 earthquakes in less than two weeks of the new year, 2020. Many were too weak to be felt, but more than 500 were of magnitude 2 on the Richter scale. The island sits in the middle of the Caribbean tectonic plate and the North American plate, and […]

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Powerful earthquake measuring Magnitude 5.9 hits Puerto Rico

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing further damage on the island’s southern coast, where recent quakes have toppled homes and schools. The US Geological Survey said the 8.54am quake hit eight miles south of Indios at a shallow depth of six miles. Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority said outages were reported across much […]