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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…

Strong earthquake rattles Costa Rica, Panama overnight on Tuesday
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Strong earthquake rattles Costa Rica, Panama overnight on Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 26, 2019

Much of Costa Rica was awakened Tuesday night as a 6.7-magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks rattled the country. According to national authorities, the quake had an epicenter…

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…

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
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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
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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
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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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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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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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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…

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