Series of small earthquakes rattles Costa Rica’s Central Valley
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Series of small earthquakes rattles Costa Rica’s Central Valley

Lindsay Fendt - October 31, 2015

Central Valley residents hoping to sleep in Saturday morning were shook awake by a series of small earthquakes that started just after 9 a.m. According to The Volcanological…

Two moderate earthquakes rattle Costa Rica
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Environment and Wildlife
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Two moderate earthquakes rattle Costa Rica

L. Arias - September 26, 2015

A moderate earthquake jolted residents in Cartago and San José provinces at 8:45 a.m. Saturday. No damage was reported. The National University’s Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of…

23 temblors shake Cartago starting Monday night
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Environment and Wildlife
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23 temblors shake Cartago starting Monday night

L. Arias - May 26, 2015

In a span of eight hours on Monday night and into early Tuesday, experts from the University of Costa Rica and the National University registered at least 23 temblors with…

2 temblors jolt Costa Rica; no initial reports of injuries
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Environment and Wildlife
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2 temblors jolt Costa Rica; no initial reports of injuries

L. Arias - February 18, 2015

A strong temblor with a magnitude of 4.8 shook residents in several communities in the northwestern province of Guanacaste at 7:12 a.m. Four hours later, a magnitude-4.9 was registered…

Strong magnitude-6.8 earthquake rocks Costa Rica’s southwest
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Environment and Wildlife
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Strong magnitude-6.8 earthquake rocks Costa Rica’s southwest

The Tico Times - December 8, 2014

A magnitude-6.8 earthquake was the latest in a series of temblors rocking Central America. According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica, the quake struck…

Magnitude-4.2 earthquake shakes Costa Rica on Wednesday afternoon
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Newsletter
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Magnitude-4.2 earthquake shakes Costa Rica on Wednesday afternoon

Matt Levin - July 16, 2014

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake was felt at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday in Costa Rica, according to the Seismic Engineering Laboratory at the University of Costa Rica. The epicenter was located in Pérez…

Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activity this week
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activity this week

L. Arias - July 10, 2014

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Thursday morning reported a magnitude-4.0 tremor off the Caribbean coast in Limón. The earthquake occurred at 9:01 a.m.,…

Earthquakes diminish in Nicaragua, but country remains on red alert
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Earthquakes diminish in Nicaragua, but country remains on red alert

AFP - April 16, 2014

MANAGUA -- The earthquakes have decreased in Nicaragua. However the country planned Wednesday to maintain the current red alert due to experts not being able to assure…

Panic in Nicaragua as tremors continue
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Panic in Nicaragua as tremors continue

BLANCA MOREL | AFP - April 14, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaraguans awoke in a panic Monday morning when a magnitude-5.6 earthquake shook the capital following quakes last week that killed one, injured almost 40 and left another 2,000…

When the walls come tumbling down…
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Tremors
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When the walls come tumbling down…

AFP - April 12, 2014

A child on a bicycle passes by the ruins of a house in Nagarote, destroyed in an earthquake. A pair of strong quakes and hundreds of aftershocks…

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