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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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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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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…

Two moderate earthquakes rattle Costa Rica
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Environment and Wildlife
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Two moderate earthquakes rattle Costa Rica

L. Arias - September 26, 2015

A moderate earthquake jolted residents in Cartago and San José provinces at 8:45 a.m. Saturday. No damage was reported. The National University’s Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of…

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

23 temblors shake Cartago starting Monday night
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Environment and Wildlife
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23 temblors shake Cartago starting Monday night

L. Arias - May 26, 2015

In a span of eight hours on Monday night and into early Tuesday, experts from the University of Costa Rica and the National University registered at least 23 temblors with…

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Quake shakes southern Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - April 25, 2015

https://twitter.com/rsncostarica/status/592069665704120320 In the latest seismological event to happen in Costa Rica this week, a magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck off the country’s southern coast at 2:37 p.m. Saturday,…

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