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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, prompting tsunami alert
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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, prompting tsunami alert

AFP and The Tico Times - June 23, 2020

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 was registered Tuesday in southern Mexico, reported the National Seismological Service, though so far authorities have not reported serious damage. The US…

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles Costa Rica on Friday night
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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles Costa Rica on Friday night

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 6, 2020

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Friday night. According to initial data from the National Seismological Network (RSN), the earthquake occurred at 8:40 p.m. The…

Costa Rica’s northwest shakes with magnitude 5.5 quake on Sunday
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s northwest shakes with magnitude 5.5 quake on Sunday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 9, 2019

Maybe earthquakes are the secret to a long life. A magnitude 5.5 earthquake shook Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula at 12:31 p.m. Sunday, according to data from the…

Central Valley of Costa Rica shakes with magnitude 5.4 quake
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Costa Rica
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Central Valley of Costa Rica shakes with magnitude 5.4 quake

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2019

So much for a relaxing Sunday night. A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook much of Costa Rica at 7:33 p.m., according to preliminary data from the National Seismological…

Pair of tremors rattles Costa Rica on both coasts
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Costa Rica
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Pair of tremors rattles Costa Rica on both coasts

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 18, 2019

How did  you sleep last night? A pair of tremors -- the first on the Caribbean coast, and the second on the Pacific -- shook Costa Rica on…

Earthquake in Costa Rica was ‘un despiche total,’ Tico says
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Earthquake
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Earthquake in Costa Rica was ‘un despiche total,’ Tico says

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 26, 2019

Leave it to Costa Ricans to turn an unnerving nighttime earthquake into immediate fodder for a nationwide joke. After a magnitude 6.7 earthquake rattled the country at…

Earthquakes felt across Costa Rica on Sunday
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Earthquakes felt across Costa Rica on Sunday

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 12, 2019

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 1:24 pm Sunday afternoon. The earthquake had an epicenter approximately 7.5 km south of the town of Corredor, Puntarenas. It…

Saturday morning quake shakes Costa Rica
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Earthquake
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Saturday morning quake shakes Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 17, 2018

The National Seismological Network reported a preliminary magnitude 5.1 quake, 12 kilometers west of Guapiles, at 8:12 a.m. this Saturday. The quake, with a preliminary depth of 8…

6 tweets that prove Costa Rica can find humor in anything – even an earthquake
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6 tweets that prove Costa Rica can find humor in anything – even an earthquake

The Tico Times - November 13, 2017

Much has been made for years – including in a recent National Geographic cover story – of Costa Rica's position at our near the top of various international happiness…

Photos and videos from last night’s earthquake in Costa Rica
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Photos and videos from last night’s earthquake in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 13, 2017

Since an earthquake strong enough to be felt across the country is enough to distract even the most avid selfie-taker, it's perhaps not surprising that one of…