56798_620The National Seismological Network –  Red Sismológica Nacional (RSN) – reports some 15 eartquakes were registered in Costa Rica over the weekend, ranging from 3.9 to the strongest at 5.3 on the Richter scale.

The two strongest tremors were: in Corredores, on the South Pacific area of Costa Rica. The Corredores, the strongest at 5.3, occurred at 9:28am Sunday and a 4.5 on Saturday, locate some 15 kilometres south of Pavón de Golfito.

In Samara, Nicoya a 3.9 tremor shook the Pacific north.

Experts rule out that the movemets are directly related.

Remember that Costa Rica is a country with high seismic activity, so it is worth taking preventive measures like having an emergency plan which identifies the safe places in your home or office. In case of an earthquake, the golden rule, experts say, is to stay calm.


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