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A powerful earthquake shook Costa Rica on Wednesday.
It killed at least two people.
The quake was centered about 38 miles (60 kilometers) from the town of Liberia and 140 kilometres (87 miles) west of the capital, of San Jose.
The magnitude was estimated at 7.9 but soon downgraded to 7.6.
Three strong aftershocks of magnitudes 4.6, 4.5 and 4.4 followed the powerful earthquake.
The quake was deep, at 25 miles (41 kilo meters) below the surface, so it caused less damage.
This area is a seismically active zone where the Cocos tectonic plate dives beneath the Caribbean plate.
It was reported that roads were cracked, some houses, buildings and at least one bridge were damaged.
It also caused landslides which blocked highways.
In the town of Hojancha, a few miles (kilometers) from the epicenter, city official Kenia Campos said the quake knocked down some houses and landslides blocked several roads.
This is a disaster!
Heavy rains in northeastern Brazil caused torrential floods.
Brazil is in South America.
At least 44 people were killed and hundreds of people are still missing.
The flood damaged roads, bridges, rail tracks and buildings.
The entire town of Branquinha is badly damaged by the flood.
Below are some photos of the disaster from AP.
Tropical Storm Agatha brought heavy rains to Guatemala City at the end of May 2010.
The rain caused a giant sinkhole in the city.
The sinkhole swallowed at least one three-story building!
Guatemala City is the capital of Republic Guatemala.
It is also the largest city in Central America.
Below are photos from AP.