Earthquake Hits Puerto Rico

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An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck Puerto Rico before dawn Tuesday morning as the most recent in a series that began Monday morning.

Heavy damage has been reported, and includes an island-wide power outage, restricting updates of damage or injuries. Officials expect to restore power to the island later Tuesday.

The quake that struck at 4:24 a.m. was centered just south of the island at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers. A tsunami warning was issued but then later cancelled.

A 77-year-old woman was killed in the city of Ponce after a wall collapsed.

A 5.8 magnitude quake struck Monday morning, collapsing at least 5 homes, damaging others, and causing landslides. An iconic landmark, the Spanish 1892 lighthouse Guanica, suffered damage to one of its walls, and a natural bridge rock formation named Punta Ventana has collapsed.

Source here at NBC.