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#13656 - 01/22/01 10:34 PM earthquake
asmooch Offline
I am leaving for Ambergris on February 18 how bad/extensive was the damage from this earthquake..have not heard much about it.
Can anyone help!!!

#13657 - 01/23/01 08:13 PM Re: earthquake
Marty Offline
there was no earthquake.

#13658 - 01/23/01 09:18 PM Re: earthquake
heyjude Offline
the earthquake was in El Salvador and was not even felt in Belize

#13659 - 01/23/01 11:20 PM Re: earthquake
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
While tremors are occasionally felt in Belize, I don't believe there ever has been a major earthquake in Belize, at least not in modern times. Belize is not in the same terremoto belt that plagues Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, etc.

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First

#13660 - 01/24/01 01:46 PM Re: earthquake
mazzullo1 Offline
Amen to that. The recent earthquake was along the western coast of central America, where the Pacific plate meets the Central American plate and dives under it along a collisional continental margin. Belize instead is along a passive continental margin, where the last earthquakes were several million years ago. No earthquakes, no volcanos.

#13661 - 01/28/01 12:31 AM Re: earthquake
Fronna3 Offline
Belize is pretty lucky. But then of course, it's Utopia


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