A 4.8 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Tuesday night, reported the Red Sismológica Nacional (RSN) – National Seismological Network.


The earthquake occurred at 8:56 pm 9 km al southwest of Bijagua, Upala, in the province of Guanacaste, at a depth of 3 km.

According to preliminary reports from residents in the area, the movement felt was very strong.

The RSN reported several aftershocks.


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