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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

Katherine Stanley - 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
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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Photos and videos from last night’s earthquake in Costa Rica

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

Katherine Stanley - 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
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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Strong earthquake on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific is felt across country

Katherine Stanley - 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…

Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year
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Costa Rica
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Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year

L. Arias - December 29, 2016

2016 was a rough year for many people around the world, and Costa Rica was no exception: the country experienced a series of natural disasters from which people…

Earthquake in Cartago damaged dozens of houses
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Costa Rica
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Earthquake in Cartago damaged dozens of houses

L. Arias - December 2, 2016

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) reported that at least one house collapsed and dozens are damaged in cantons east of Cartago due to the strong earthquake that…

Earthquake jolts five provinces in Costa Rica
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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…

Mag-4.5 earthquake rattles Costa Rica’s Central Valley
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Earthquake
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Mag-4.5 earthquake rattles Costa Rica’s Central Valley

Zach Dyer - May 6, 2016

Just before noon Friday a magnitud-4.5 earthquake struck 14 kilometers southeast of Santa María de Dota, in Costa Rica's Los Santos region, according to the Volcanological and Seismological…

Series of small earthquakes rattles Costa Rica’s Central Valley
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Environment and Wildlife
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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…

Earthquake simulator becomes a tourism attraction in Costa Rica’s old colonial capital
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Newsletter
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Earthquake simulator becomes a tourism attraction in Costa Rica’s old colonial capital

Amanda Zúñiga - October 5, 2015

Ever wonder what it was like to live through one of Costa Rica's most fearsome earthquakes? A new educational project and tourist attraction in Cartago, the old…

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