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Costa Rica : Earthquake : 2009/01/08
GLIDE: EQ-2009-000009-CRI  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/01/08
Country
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District
Costa Rica
Name Earthquake
Outline On January 8, 2009, a strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Costa Rica on Thursday, killing 3, stranding hundreds of tourists and damaging buildings in the capital

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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  • CNN.com 2009/01/09
    The official count of confirmed deaths grew to 15 Friday afternoon, one day after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook north central Costa Rica, a government emergency official said.

  • Reuters AlerNet 2008/01/08
    Strong quake rocks Costa Rica, 3 dead
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