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PHOTOS: Chile recovers from quake ‘nightmare’, 11 dead so far
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PHOTOS: Chile recovers from quake ‘nightmare’, 11 dead so far

Giovanna Fleitas | AFP - September 17, 2015

ILLAPEL, Chile – Rattled Chileans recounted a night of terrifying aftershocks on Thursday after a powerful quake struck offshore, killing at least 11 and triggering tsunami waves that…

Powerful Chile quake kills at least eight, 1 million evacuated
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Powerful Chile quake kills at least eight, 1 million evacuated

Miguel Sanchez | AFP - September 17, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile Wednesday, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach Japan.…

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Chile tsunami alert following massive quake likely won’t affect Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - September 16, 2015

https://twitter.com/WeatherNation/status/644297156598235136 A strong magnitude-8.3 earthquake struck the center of Chile on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, triggering a tsunami alert along the entire coastline and sparking…

Officials in Costa Rica’s capital ‘evacuate’ 60,000 people during earthquake drill
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Officials in Costa Rica’s capital ‘evacuate’ 60,000 people during earthquake drill

L. Arias - September 3, 2015

Employees of the National Insurance Institute at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 leave their offices in downtown San José to move to a designated safe area…

Costa Rica’s capital to run earthquake drill Thursday
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Costa Rica’s capital to run earthquake drill Thursday

L. Arias - August 31, 2015

At 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, emergency sirens, text messages and highway alerts on electronic billboards will report that a magnitude-6.5 earthquake just shook Costa Rica’s…

China monitoring animals to predict earthquakes
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China monitoring animals to predict earthquakes

AFP - July 6, 2015

BEIJING, China -- Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported. The seismological bureau in the eastern city of…

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Magnitude 4.4-earthquake shakes Siquirres, Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - June 11, 2015

[caption id="attachment_66039" align="aligncenter" width="500"] (Courtesy OVSICORI via Facebook)[/caption] A magnitude-4.4 earthquake shook the Caribbean slope city of Siquirres on Thursday at 12:43 p.m., OVISCORI reported via Twitter.…

Dozens dead as new quake hits shattered Nepal
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Dozens dead as new quake hits shattered Nepal

Ammu Kannampilly | AFP - May 12, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A new earthquake and powerful aftershocks killed dozens of people and brought fresh terror to a traumatized Nepal on Tuesday as buildings already damaged in…

Minor quake rattles Costa Rica
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Minor quake rattles Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - April 28, 2015

A 5.0 earthquake shook the Costa Rican capital San José and other parts of the country at 1:33 a.m. this morning. The epicenter was 16.5 kilometers north…

Choppers rescue Everest avalanche victims
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Choppers rescue Everest avalanche victims

Ammu Kannampilly | AFP - April 26, 2015

MOUNT EVEREST, Nepal — Helicopters airlifted injured climbers off Mount Everest Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 18 people, an AFP team at the scene reported, even…

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