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Pair of tremors rattles Costa Rica on both coasts
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Costa Rica
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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…

More than a million participate in Costa Rica’s national earthquake drill
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Costa Rica
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More than a million participate in Costa Rica’s national earthquake drill

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2019

An alarm blared throughout downtown San José. Users flooded Twitter with the hashtag #TemblorCR. And throughout Costa Rica, more than a million people evacuated homes, schools and…

Nationwide earthquake drill in Costa Rica to be held Monday morning
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Costa Rica
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Nationwide earthquake drill in Costa Rica to be held Monday morning

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 18, 2019

If you live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, it’s important to know what to do when one hits. Costa Rica is one of those…

5.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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5.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 6, 2019

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Costa Rica at 3:14 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the quake had an estimated…

Costa Rica prepares to test earthquake readiness
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica prepares to test earthquake readiness

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 12, 2019

If you live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, it’s important to know what to do when one hits. Costa Rica is one of those…

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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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…

7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border: USGS
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Latin America
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7.1-magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border: USGS

AFP - August 24, 2018

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Peru's border with Brazil on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but national authorities said there were no initial reports of…

Costa Rica offers search-and-rescue teams to Mexico after earthquake
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Latin America
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Costa Rica offers search-and-rescue teams to Mexico after earthquake

The Tico Times - September 19, 2017

As the number of deaths caused by Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico rose above 100, the government of Costa Rica offered aid to the stricken nation. "The…

UPDATED: Mexico reels in response to 7.1 earthquake
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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…

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