The details: Scientists reported that the earthquake "lifted the island...by as much as 25 centimeters," or nearly 10 inches, the AP reports. The earthquake resulted in almost 10% of the island's population (around 390,000 people) being displaced or homeless, after it destroyed around 68,000 homes. The death toll is expected to increase as more deaths are recorded and possible victims are discovered in landslides or collapsed buildings.
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