Increase in the baseflow of the Rio Guayanilla from approximately 10 cubic feet per second (less than 4500 gallons per minute) during December, 2019 to approximately 13 cubic feet per second (more than 5800 gallons per minute) after the Jan. 7, 2020 magnitude-6.4 event. Modified from USGS.

Increase in the baseflow of the Rio Guayanilla from approximately 10 cubic feet per second (less than 4500 gallons per minute) during December, 2019 to approximately 13 cubic feet per second (more than 5800 gallons per minute) after the Jan. 7, 2020 magnitude-6.4 event. Modified from USGS.

Increase in the baseflow of the Rio Guayanilla from approximately 10 cubic feet per second (less than 4500 gallons per minute) during December, 2019 to approximately 13 cubic feet per second (more than 5800 gallons per minute) after the Jan. 7, 2020 magnitude-6.4 event. Modified from USGS.

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Alka Tripathy-Lang is a freelance science writer based in Chandler, Arizona, and holds a Ph.D. in geoscience.
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