Costa Rica escapes serious damage from big quake

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This photo posted to the Instagram account danielacordero, belonging to a person identified as Daniela Cordero, a bar is damaged inside the Hotel Riu after an earthquake in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Daniela Cordero via Instagram)The bulletins were terrifying: a powerful earthquake had struck off the coast of this Central American country, spawning a tsunami warning and bringing fears of widespread catastrophe.