Comments:Strongest earthquake in 150 years hits Costa Rica

Latest comment: 15 years ago by DragonFire1024 in topic not true

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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 (talkcontribs)

This information is partially wrong edit

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.

PS: An earthquake doesn't "hit" a country, it "occurs in" a country. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)

not true edit

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.

There maybe a lot of them, but if you read all the sources you'll see it. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 06:56, 12 January 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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.

As an American I'm extremely embarrassed at our country's response to a real disaster. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)