Articles tagged "costarica"


Massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit Costa Rica

Massive subduction earthquake measuring M 7.6 struck Costa Rica on September 5, 2012 at 14:42 UTC according to USGS and EMSC. USGS reported preliminary magnitude of 7.9 but later revised it to magnitude 7.6. Epicenter was located 10 km (6 miles) NE of Hojancha,

September 05, 2012

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Three Costa Rican volcanoes on preventive green alert due to seismic activity

The National Emergency Commission (CNE)  declared a preventive “green alert” on Wednesday, May 30, due to recent seismic activity at three volcanoes.“The CNE’s alert is supported by reports from technical and scientific agencies that note the volcanoes are

May 31, 2012


Costa Rica's Punta Uvita disappears following Japan Earthquake

Scientists from School of Geology at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) monitor changes in ocean currents of the South Pacific to see if they could be affecting the erosion of one of Costa Rica's most important tourist attractions in the the Zona Sur (Southern Zone),

March 19, 2011