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7.6 Magnitude Quake Hits Costa Rica

A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and neighboring countries Wednesday, sending panicked people into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami alert, but causing little damage. Authorities reported one confirmed death. Officials said the quake collapsed some houses and at least one bridge and caused landslides that blocked highways.


Added: Sep-6-2012 Occurred On: Sep-5-2012
By: rogerarce
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World News
Tags: Costa Rica, quake, Central America, 2012
Location: Costa Rica (load item map)
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