This photo posted to an Instagram account belonging to a person identified as Jose Pablo Pineda, an eyewitness at the scene, shows damage at an office building in San Jose, Costa Rica after an earthquake struck Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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CANGREJAL, Costa Rica — A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday, collapsing some houses, blocking highways and causing panic and at least one death from a heart attack.