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    6.6 Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica October 23 2012

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    Earthquake strikes Costa Rica today Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 06:45:34 PM

    A 6.3 earthquake once again struck the Nicoya Peninsula, in the Cangrejal area

    Seismologists expected more follow up tremors in the Nicoya area since the 7.6 magnitude quake rocked the peninsula on September 5th, 2012 as the Coco plate continues to settle.
    No immediate reports of damage have been reported, but there is a Tsunami Alert in effect for the region

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    Tsunami Warning Center/NOAA/NWS (http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/)
    Magnitude 6.3 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)

    Date-Time
    • Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 00:45:34 UTC
    • Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 06:45:34 PM at epicenter
    Location 10.100°N, 85.400°W
    Depth 19 km (11.8 miles) set by location program
    Region COSTA RICA, Nicoya Peninsula
    Distances
    • 62 km (38 miles) S (173°) from Liberia, Costa Rica
    • 132 km (82 miles) SSW (211°) from San Carlos, Nicaragua
    • 147 km (91 miles) W (275°) from SAN JOSE, Costa Rica

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