Puerto Rico races to restore power after earthquake

Volunteers have pitched tents and are using lanterns, while some families, too afraid to go home, are sleeping outside.
1:18 | 01/09/20

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Transcript for Puerto Rico races to restore power after earthquake
Puerto Rico tonight, nearly 1 million in the dark after the deadly 6.4 earthquake. President trump has now signed an emergency declaration supplies are now being rushed in. Victor Oquendo is in Puerto Rico for us. Reporter: Tonight, new surveillance video shows a tremor hitting this convenience store after the largest quake in a century. A 6.4 rocked Puerto Rico. Businesses and hundreds of homes, schools and churches leveled. Terrified families cleaning up the damage and bracing for this is one of several homes in this neighborhood that was destroyed. It was actually raised and there is a crushed car underneath all the rubble. Here, here, everywhere. Right here. Reporter: In hard hit guanica, germainne Velez, a father of three, says he's afraid to go inside his crumbling bakery. I went in, like, two times and it started -- Reporter: Shaking? Shaking. Reporter: We visited the command center for Puerto Rico's power company. A race to restore electricity to about a million customers. It's crazy, man. There's a lot of people here working. Actually we are working here 24/7. Reporter: Volunteers pitching tents. Families sleeping outside, afraid to go home. The goal is to have power restored to 90% of the island in the next four to five days. But there could be setbacks. The usgs warns we can expect even more aftershocks. David? All right, Victor Oquendo in Puerto Rico. Victor, thank you.

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