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

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