Comments:Strongest earthquake in 150 years hits Costa Rica
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That was not the strongest earthquake in 150 years. It barely does, there were strongest earthquakes in the near past (Limon earthquake, magnitude 7.7, occurred April 21, 1991, felt from Tegucigalpa through Panama City) —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 18.104.22.168 (talk • contribs)
This information is partially wrongEdit
I live in Costa Rica and I can give my word that in the last 21 years (I don't remember exact dates) I have felt -personally witnessed- around 2-3 earthquakes ranging 6-6.5 so it is quite obvious this title is inadequate...furthermore, it is proven wrong by the fact that in April 1991 we had a 7.5 earthquake in the province of Limon, Costa Rica which, although not as damaging or mortal was definitely stronger. please be sure to keep your information straight, many people depend on this information for homework or other chores.
i was in costa rica in 1991 when a 7.6 earthquake hit.
Change the title. I already found proof that theirs been stronger earthquakes on Wikipedias home page.
Not the strongest quake to hit Costa Rica in 150 years. Strongest quake to hit Costa Rica's Central Valley area in 150 years, maybe. Let's get the facts straight.
Did the US really send anything?Edit
We were trapped at La Paz until Friday afternoon and didn't see a single US helicopter or official. Apparently the owner of the Peace Lodge was in contact with the US Embassy and they strung him along for a while before finally telling him they wouldn't be sending anything.