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Costa Rica’s Central Valley (San José and surrounding areas) shook early Thursday morning, when an earthquake registering 5.3 on the Richter scale hit at 1:08am.

The OVISCORi said the epicentre was located six kilometres southwest of San Francisco de Turrubares (9.8925 / -84.4715), in the area of Orotina, west of San José, with a depth of 62 kilomeres.

The quake was felt throughout the Cental Valley.

No damages or injuries were reported.


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