An earthquake registering 4.7 on the Richter Scale was felt this morning in Matina, Limón. The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica, (OVSICORI) reports the epicentre located 2 kms southeast of Matina.

The quake had a depth of of 17kms and caused by a local fault.

The quake was reported felt in various communities in Limón, Turrialba, Cartago and Pérez Zeledón.