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5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes southern California

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has jolted the region of California desert where a powerful quake last summer was followed by thousands of aftershocks. The U.S. Geological Survey says Wednesday’s quake hit at 6:32 p.m. and was centered 13.6 miles (22 kilometers) north of the small city of Ridgecrest. A dispatcher with the Ridgecrest Police Department […]

Expert says back-to-back earthquakes rocking the Caribbean are no surprise

Earthquakes hit back to back in the Caribbean Tuesday, with one so powerful we even felt it here in Florida! But with this wave of quakes hitting the area, you have to wonder: Why? One expert told us, this pattern isn’t a surprise. The earthquakes came just weeks apart shaking up Puerto Rico, Jamacia and […]

Airbnb hosts are opening their doors to people displaced by the Puerto Rico earthquakes

Puerto Rico was devastated by a series of earthquakes this month that left thousands of people displaced from their homes and needing a place to stay. In response, Airbnb is offering refuge to evacuees through its Open Homes program — an online service for displaced people and relief workers to find free temporary housing until […]

Another earthquake hits Puerto Rico with 5.9 magnitude

An earthquake with a 5.9 magnitude rattled Puerto Rico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake was about 8 miles south of Indios, Puerto Rico, in the Caribbean Sea, the USGS said, at a depth of 6.2 miles. The USGS first said the preliminary magnitude was 6.0. Puerto Rico has been rattled […]

From emergency personnel to donations, massive effort underway to help Puerto Rico

South Florida is once again rallying to our family and friends in Puerto Rico. A group of first responders from the South Florida Task Force 2 spent much of last night packing up more than 90 pounds of equipment bound for Puerto Rico. Scott Dean, the chief of special operations, touched down on the island […]