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

Alexander Villegas - 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…

UPDATED: Three die from heart attacks following Costa Rica’s Central Pacific earthquake
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Earthquake
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UPDATED: Three die from heart attacks following Costa Rica’s Central Pacific earthquake

The Tico Times - November 13, 2017

Updated on Monday, Nov. 13 to include information about a third death related to the earthquake. Three deaths have now been reported in the wake of the…

Strong earthquake on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific is felt across country
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Strong earthquake on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific is felt across country

The Tico Times - November 12, 2017

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 8:28 pm, with an epicenter approximately 15 km southwest of the Central Pacific beach town of Esterillos, according to the National…

UPDATED: Mexico reels in response to 7.1 earthquake
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UPDATED: Mexico reels in response to 7.1 earthquake

Joshua Berger and Jennifer González Covarrubias, AFP - September 19, 2017

At least 100 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating…

Earthquake jolts five provinces in Costa Rica
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Earthquake jolts five provinces in Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 30, 2016

A magnitude-5.3 tremor, its epicenter in the province of Cartago, shook various cities across Costa Rica at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday. The University of Costa Rica's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of…

Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica
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Central America
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Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 24, 2016

While the country braces for Hurricane Otto, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake originating off the coast of El Salvador was felt on Costa Rican soil Thursday around 12:45 p.m. local time. This resulted…