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Tampa Bay organizations team up to raise money for Puerto Rico

The strongest quake, a 6.4 magnitude, came on Tuesday. Since then, some families said they feel safer sleeping outside in tents and cots.
Credit: AP
A Puerto Rican flag hangs from the porch of a home that collapsed on top of parked cars after an earthquake hit Guanica, Puerto Rico, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. There were no immediate reports of casualties. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

TAMPA, Fla — Another strong earthquake rocked the island of Puerto Rico. 

On Friday, a 5.2 magnitude quake hit just before 6:30 p.m. Puerto Rico time.

The strongest quake, a 6.4 magnitude, came on Tuesday. Since then, some families said they feel safer sleeping outside in tents and cots.

According to CBS News correspondent David Begnaud, it could take months before electricity is fully restored.

Two Tampa Bay area groups are working to raise money to help families on the island. Somos Puerto Rico Tampa and Course of Action Foundation are teaming up with the goal of raising $30,000.

Somos Puerto Rico Tampa worked diligently to help families who moved to the bay area after Hurricane Maria.

You can donate to their GoFundMe page here.

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