Costa Rica: a vanished river fell after the earthquake

July 13.Today, at approximately 14:11, fell in an earthquake of magnitude 5.3, the Runoff from store shelves and sdvinuvshee furniture in homes. No significant damage has happened, but in the late afternoon became known very unusual effects.

In reporting on the earthquake in fall, local news radio station indicated that the area around the epicenter of the river disappeared. That's right — the river.

Presumably, in the first hours after the earthquake, local residents witnessed the river sank into the ground. At the time of writing this article there is no information in what village it happened, but as soon as the information will be available, we will update the article. Affected individuals have been consulted and have expressed concern about the loss of a significant source of water in the area. This is reflected not only in humans but also in animal husbandry.

Also today, there were an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 in Guanacaste near Santa Rosa de Bagases. OVSICORI, a national center of seismic activity, registered in Costa Rica over 4789 aftershocks force more than 1.0 on the Richter scale. Progress of land and record rainfall are potentially dangerous landslides on the Pacific coast.

Costa Ricans began to think about how could it be this burst of seismic activity precursor to something bigger. Time will tell. However it is always useful to have an emergency supply of food, water, lights with spare batteries, to be prepared for a dangerous situation than sorry, if this situation happens, and stocks will not be.

Translation: Vitaly Semkin

M 5.6 — July 12, 2011 20:11:08 GMT
M 5.1 — July 12, 2011 20:18:01 GMT
M 5.0 — July 12, 2011 20:51:29 GMT

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