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Two strong tremors rattle Costa Rica Wednesday morning
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Two strong tremors rattle Costa Rica Wednesday morning

L. Arias - August 17, 2016

A strong tremor at 10:07 a.m. on Wednesday shook communities across most of Costa Rica’s Central Valley, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica…

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Sizeable temblor shakes Costa Rica’s Central Valley

Michael Krumholtz - October 1, 2015

https://twitter.com/LISUCR/status/649643702487379968 An earthquake initially reported at a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Costa Rica's Central Valley at 11:51 a.m. on Thursday, and could be felt for approximately 15 seconds in…

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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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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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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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…

2 temblors jolt Costa Rica; no initial reports of injuries
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Environment and Wildlife
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2 temblors jolt Costa Rica; no initial reports of injuries

L. Arias - February 18, 2015

A strong temblor with a magnitude of 4.8 shook residents in several communities in the northwestern province of Guanacaste at 7:12 a.m. Four hours later, a magnitude-4.9 was registered…

2 temblors also shook Costa Rica last night
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Earthquake
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2 temblors also shook Costa Rica last night

L. Arias - October 14, 2014

Two strong temblors of magnitudes 4.9 and 6.7 shook most of Costa Rica Monday night, at 9:31 p.m. and 9:52 p.m. A report by the Volcanological and…

Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activity this week
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica registers increase in seismic activity this week

L. Arias - July 10, 2014

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Thursday morning reported a magnitude-4.0 tremor off the Caribbean coast in Limón. The earthquake occurred at 9:01 a.m.,…

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