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…

UPDATED: Mexico reels in response to 7.1 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…

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…

Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica
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Strong earthquake off El Salvador felt in Costa Rica

Michael Krumholtz - November 24, 2016

While the country braces for Hurricane Otto, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake originating off the coast of El Salvador was felt on Costa Rican soil Thursday around 12:45 p.m. local time. This resulted…

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…

At least 215 dead as powerful quake rocks South Asia
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At least 215 dead as powerful quake rocks South Asia

Khurram Shahzad | AFP - October 26, 2015

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake which rocked parts of South Asia killed 215 people Monday, including 12 Afghan girls crushed in a stampede as they fled…

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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…

Lessons from 2010 Chile earthquake saved lives this week, say experts
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Lessons from 2010 Chile earthquake saved lives this week, say experts

Paulina Abramovich | AFP - September 18, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile – Lessons learned from a devastating earthquake five years ago when authorities were accused of failing the population helped limit the toll from this week's powerful…

PHOTOS: Chile recovers from quake ‘nightmare’, 11 dead so far
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PHOTOS: Chile recovers from quake ‘nightmare’, 11 dead so far

Giovanna Fleitas | AFP - September 17, 2015

ILLAPEL, Chile – Rattled Chileans recounted a night of terrifying aftershocks on Thursday after a powerful quake struck offshore, killing at least 11 and triggering tsunami waves that…

Powerful Chile quake kills at least eight, 1 million evacuated
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Powerful Chile quake kills at least eight, 1 million evacuated

Miguel Sanchez | AFP - September 17, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile Wednesday, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach Japan.…