What’s it Like to be in a Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake: Remembering Puerto Plata 2003

2023 marks the 20th anniversary of the powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit the tourist town of Puerto Plata. I figured after two decades, now, was a good time to share my experience of what it was like to be a tourist in the epicenter of it all. The island of Hispaniola is home to Haiti and …

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