United States Geological Survey
James Reilly, the director of the U.S. Geological Survey, reassigned an agency employee after learning that the staffer had filed a complaint against him.
The quake was felt across Puerto Rico and was the strongest to hit the island in recent years.
Fires, building collapses and injuries were all reported in the latest of what officials believe could be a continuing string of dangerous temblors.
It was felt as far away as Las Vegas, and the USGS says it also was felt in Mexico.
The quake struck about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, with no injuries reported.
The agency's website is dormant and it's operating with a skeleton crew, according to documents.
The quake could be felt as far away as Colombia and Grenada. No deaths had been reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 7.3.
Scientists expect more summit explosions as residents grapple with fissures, devastating lava and earthquakes.
A major volcanic eruption is imminent in Hawaii as clouds of ash climb 12,000 feet in the air and Kilauea’s lava lake dips to dangerously low levels.