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News18   26 June 2019   Costa Rica  
<p>San Jos&eacute; (Costa Rica): A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, with the potential to cause casualties and "significant damage".<br />The shallow quake struck at a depth ...
<p><br />The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Tuesday evening posted a video of a new eruption at Rinc&oacute;n de la Vieja Volcano, located in Guanacaste province.</p> <p>The explosion was recorded at around 4:20 p.m. ...
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Inside CostaRica   27 June 2015   Costa Rica   Limon  
<p>June 27th, 2015 ( The president of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis declared an emergency on Saturday and declared a RED ALERT as heavy rainfall continued to flood the entire province of Limon and the cantons of Turrialba and Sarapiqui.</p ...
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<p>The Turrialba volcano has spewed a fresh column of smoke and ash that reached Costa Rica's capital, San Jose, 60 kilometers away, authorities say. Its previous rumble had come just last Thursday.</p>
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