Last Updated: 01/07/20

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake and multiple other strong tremors hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning, causing power outages and damage to homes and buildings along the island’s southern coast. Puerto Rico has experienced a series of earthquakes since December 28, 2019, all appearing to be foreshocks of the 6.4 magnitude quake on Tuesday. More earthquakes are expected to follow.

Many travel insurance policies have coverage for natural disasters, including earthquakes. The Puerto Rico Earthquake Travel Insurance Information Center explains travel insurance coverage for the earthquakes. This resource is regularly updated by Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts with official provider position statements, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Information is updated regularly and subject to change at any time.

Questions? Squaremouth’s travel insurance experts are on hand to answer your questions about coverage for the earthquakes in Puerto Rico. We are available from 8am to 10pm ET daily by chat and by phone at 1-800-240-0369.

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake and multiple other strong tremors hit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The earthquake is the strongest of a series of earthquakes to hit the island since December 28, 2019, and more are expected to follow.

Tuesday's earthquake has caused power outages and damage to homes and buildings along the Puerto Rico's southern coast.

In order to be eligible for coverage for the earthquake, you must have purchased your policy before January 7, 2020.

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