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    Natural Disasters: What to Do When They Appear

    Natural disasters are rare biological situations where nature is forced to correct bio-structural errors by water, land, or wind. Before such events...

    Intense Earthquake Shakes a Large Part of Costa Rica

    Today, at 7:44 am, an intense earthquake shook much of the national territory of Costa Rica. The tremor that,...

    The Pacific Ring of Fire

    Costa Rica is well known for many nice things: its luxuriant jungles, teeming with wildlife, its beautiful beaches and of course the volcanic formations...

    Costa Rica Sends Rescuers to Mexico After Earthquake

    So far the death toll has risen to 200 people following Tuesday's earthquake that struck Central Mexico with a magnitude of 7. Costa Rica...
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    7,1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Mexico

    Yesterday's earthquake in Mexico has killed over 200 people 21 of them schoolchildren. The earthqueake struck Central Mexico after midday. Yesterday, there was another quake...
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    September Started with 5 Tremors in Guanacaste

    Five tremors were reported this morning in Guanacaste. Four were reported in Samara - Nicoya and one in Tamarindo - Santa Cruz. The strongest tremor...

    Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Nicaragua

    An 6.1 earthquake shook Nicaragua last night caused panic amongst the population and damages to some homes. The United States Geological Service registered the...

    San Jose Shakes to 4.7 Earthquake

    Initial reports show a 4.7 earthquake rumbling through San Jose tonight at 6:46pm. According to OVSICORI-UNA, the epicenter was located 11.6 km southwest of the...

    San José to Experience Earthquake Drill

    The country’s first city-wide earthquake drill is set to take place this Thursday, September 3rd in the capital. Tectonic activity abounds in Costa Rica. About...

    Over 50 Aftershocks Follow the 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake on Wednesday in Chile

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - More than fifty earthquakes shook northern Chile this morning after the 7.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in the area...

    A 5.5 Earthquake Strikes Near Costa Rica Border

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The earthquake that rocked the border area between Panama and Costa Rica today had a magnitude of 5.5...

    2 Pacific Coast Earthquakes Rattled Costa Rica Today

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The first earthquake was at 1:35 pm, 3.7 magnitude with epicenter 17 km northwest of Samara, Nicoya, and...

    5.2 Earthquake Rattles Mexico City

    Latin America News - An earthquake of 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked Mexico City on Thursday night. According to the Seismological Institute of the...
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    Telica volcano in Nicaragua Showing Many Micro Earthquakes

    Latin America News - The Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies announced the Telica volcano is under close observation, due to increased micro earthquakes. "We always...

    Two Earthquakes Shake Costa Rica this AM December 13 2012

    This morning Costa Rica again felt two earthquake. Preliminary data indicate the entire country felt them. According to the report of the Earthquake Engineering Laboratory...

    260 Aftershocks Recorded after the 6.6 Earthquake Yesterday

    Costa Rica Rica Earthquake Update: Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), said this morning that after yesterday's strong 6.6 quake, which occurred...

    6.6 Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica October 23 2012

    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...

    After shocks Continue in Central Pacific

    Eight (8) aftershocks were recorded over 7 hours, after a 5.2 earthquake rocked Playa Palma Parrita, Puntarenas, on Friday, October 12th. The largest aftershock was...

    4.4 Earthquake in Nicoya

    This morning, being 1:00 am, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook the region Mw Cóbano.The movement was located 6 miles southwest of Cóbano, with 21.3...

    Nicaraguan Pacific Hit By Three Consecutive Earthquakes

    Three earthquakes of magnitude 4.2, 3.5 and 3.5 degrees on the Richter scale, rocked the Pacific coast of Nicaragua without causing casualties or damage,...

    Four earthquakes Shook The Guanacaste

    San Jose - Four earthquakes shook the Guanacaste area this morning, according to the automatic Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica. The system...

    Japan Earthquake: 6.0 Quake hits Eastern Japan, No Tsunami Warning Issued

    TOKYO, Feb 14, 2012 (AFP) - A powerful earthquake rocked eastern Japan Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and no damage was reported...

    Costa Rican Coast Shaken by 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake

    MEXICO CITY (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook the central and Pacific coastal regions of Costa Rica early Monday morning. There were...

    Fire Mountains and Earth Shakers: Costa Rica Legends and Myths

    A brief look into Costa Rican myths and legends surrounding volcanoes and earthquakes.
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    8.9 earthquake devastates Japan, Costa Rica on tsunami alert

    Japan suffered the worst earthquake ever recorded followed by powerful aftershocks and a devastating 10-meter tsunami wave. Costa Rica on tsunami alert.

    Chile begins road to recovery

    by TCRN Staff While rescue effort still continue and thousands have been left homeless, Chile is beginning to recover as aid efforts are being organized...

    Earthquake: Brazil comes to Chile’s aid

    by TCRN Staff "All the solidarity of the Brazilian people" is what the country's president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva offered Monday to Luiz Inácio...

    Despair leads to looting of supermarkets in wake of Chilean quake

    by TCRN Staff In Concepcion desperation has led to hundreds of people looting supermarkets where the vast majority of the population has no potable water,...

    Chile still reeling from 8.8 earthquake

    by TCRN Staff Chile was struck yesterday by an earthquake registering 8.8 degrees on the Richter scale, one of the strongest in history, which killed...

    Shakira to build a school in Haiti

    by TCRN Staff The Colombian singer Shakira announced that, through the Barefoot Foundation, she will build a new school in Haiti. Thus, the famous artist...

    4.4 Quake sends rumbles through the night

    by TCRN Staff The earthquake that shook parts of the country last night at 8:50 pm, was centered in the area of Quepos on the...

    Mixed Feelings about Granting Haitians Work Permits

    by TCRN Staff The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) asked the Department of Migration to process work permits for Haitians living illegally in Costa...

    Ticos rally to provide aid

    by TCRN Staff The generosity of the Costa Rican community has once again shown itself. The national campaign to aid those affected by the Haitian...

    Earthquake Triology

    by TCRN Staff The third earthquake above 5.0-magnitude in the past two days, struck Costa Rica on Saturday morning however the quake and volcano observation...

    Despite best efforts, aid to Haiti is faltering

    by TCRN Staff Rescuers from around the world searched yesterday for survivors in the wreckage of the earthquake which struck Haiti on Tuesday, as American...

    Earthquake threatens to disrupt Haiti’s fragile recovery

    by TCRN Staff The earthquake that devastated Haiti on Tuesday threatens to disrupt the process of recovery that had begun years ago in the impoverished...

    Relief efforts underway after Haitian earthquake

    by TCRN Staff The Haitian capital was transformed into a giant cemetery after the quake that the government says will have caused over 100,000 deaths. Hundreds...
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