A GNS review into the modelling used to predict just how much the ground shakes in earthquakes has been released.
The cap - previously $150,000 - is now $300,000.
At least nine deaths are confirmed in the US, with CNN reporting a tally of at least 25.
Florida's governor described it as "basically a 500-year flooding event".
In Lee County residential areas were flooded, a bridge was damaged and at least one house went up in flames.
Cheynne Prevatt, 26, answered a social media plea from Christina Bomwitz to check on her 84-year-old mother, who could not be reached.
President Joe Biden today said "our entire country hurts" along with the people of Florida after Hurricane Ian flooded communities across the state.
It's made landfall as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the US.
Engineer Nick Underwood said it was roughest flight of his career.
At least two people have died after the hurricane ravaged the island earlier this week.
Tens of thousands of people were evacuated and others fled the area ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Ian.
The US National Hurricane Center has advised Floridians to have survival plans in place and monitor updates of the storm's evolving path.
The typhoon gained considerable strength from a storm with sustained winds of 85kph into a super typhoon in an "explosive intensification".
Fiona came ashore before dawn Saturday (US time) as a post-tropical cyclone, battering regions with hurricane-strength winds, heavy rains and huge waves.
It's estimated the eruption raised the amount of water in the stratosphere — the second layer of the atmosphere — by around 5%.
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The quake, which struck at 9.07pm on Thursday, according to GeoNet, was recorded at a depth of 51km, 30 km north-east of French Pass.
It comes just three days after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake shook western and central Mexico, killing two.
The blow from Fiona was made more devastating because Puerto Rico has yet to recover from Hurricane Maria, which killed nearly 3,000 people and destroyed the power grid in 2017.
Residential streets were flooded with muddy water from rivers, and swathes of homes lost power.