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Puerto Rico Rocked by Earthquakes

On Wednesday, Puerto Rico began struggling to recover from a series of earthquakes that have hit the island recently. Governor Wanda Vázquez called a state of emergency on Tuesday after the island's strongest earthquake in over 100 years.

Measuring Earthquakes

Scientists use the numbers from 1 to 10 to say how strong an earthquake is. This number system is called a scale, or a magnitude scale. Higher numbers mean stronger earthquakes.


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