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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattles Costa Rica
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Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rattles Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 14, 2021

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook much of Costa Rica at 9:33 a.m. on Friday, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) said. The epicenter was…

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake shakes southern Costa Rica on Friday morning
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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake shakes southern Costa Rica on Friday morning

The Tico Times - January 29, 2021

Many residents of the Southern Zone didn't need an alarm to wake up early on Friday morning. A magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook southern Costa Rica and northern…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 10, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! We hope you're having a great morning. Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica.…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 9, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times! We hope you're having a great morning. Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica.…

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles San José, Costa Rica on Saturday night
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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles San José, Costa Rica on Saturday night

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 31, 2020

Tectonic plates gave Costa Rica a decent Halloween scare on Saturday night as a magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook the capital. The temblor, registered at 11:01 p.m., had…

Costa Rica expands network of tsunami-alert sirens in ocean towns
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Costa Rica expands network of tsunami-alert sirens in ocean towns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 18, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) is installing tsunami-alert sirens in five Puntarenas towns, the institution announced this week. The communities of Tivives, Jacó, Esterillos Oeste and Quepos…

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rattles Costa Rica on Monday afternoon
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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rattles Costa Rica on Monday afternoon

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 24, 2020

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Monday afternoon. According to data from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the earthquake occurred at…

No damage, but plenty of interrupted sleep, as temblor shakes Costa Rica overnight
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No damage, but plenty of interrupted sleep, as temblor shakes Costa Rica overnight

The Tico Times - July 5, 2020

A magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook Costa Rica early Sunday morning. According to revised data from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), based at Universidad…

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, prompting tsunami alert
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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, prompting tsunami alert

AFP and The Tico Times - June 23, 2020

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 was registered Tuesday in southern Mexico, reported the National Seismological Service, though so far authorities have not reported serious damage. The US…

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles Costa Rica on Friday night
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Magnitude 5.4 earthquake rattles Costa Rica on Friday night

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 6, 2020

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Friday night. According to initial data from the National Seismological Network (RSN), the earthquake occurred at 8:40 p.m. The…

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