An earthquake registering 3.1 on the Richter Scae arouse residents of Cartago this morning.

According to the Observatorio Vulcanológico (OSVICORI) the quake hit at 1:50am with movements centred in the area of Orosi, near the Tapanti National Park.

The depth of the quake was 1 kilometre.

At 11:12pm Friday, a 2.6 quake was registered close by, with a depth of 14km. Both quakes were felt stongest in Paraiso de Cartago, La Guarco and dowtown Cartago.

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