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A bar is damaged inside the Hotel Riu after an earthquake Wednesday in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday.

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Powerful earthquake reported in 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.

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