MAGNITUDE 7.6 EARTHQUAKE OCCURS OFFSHORE COSTA RICA September 5, 2012. Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction, University of North Carolina, USA. CAUSE: INTERACTION OF THE COCOS, CARIBBEAN, AND SOUTH AMERICAN PLATES.
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MAGNITUDE 7.6 EARTHQUAKE OCCURS OFFSHORE COSTA RICASeptember 5, 2012
Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction, University of North Carolina, USA
The strong quake, which occurred at 10:42 a.m. EDT, was centered under the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, 140 km (87 miles) west of the capital, San Jose
Seismologists have been predicting a strong quake in that area for years