7.6 Quake Rattles Costa Rica

    Patients of the Hospital Calderon Guardia in San Jose are evacuated after a powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on September 5, 2012 briefly knocking out power and communications and triggering tsunami warnings.  AFP PHOTO/Rodrigo ARANGUA        (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/GettyImages)

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    According to the Red Cross, at least three people are dead and 20 are injured after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck Costa Rica on Wednesday. At least 60 aftershocks have also been reported after the quake shook buildings and cut power to some areas of the San Jose capital. While the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at first issued a tsunami alert for the entire Caribbean, the center quickly retracted that warning, saying that it was meant for the Pacific.

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