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Although several earthquakes shook Costa Rica during the early hours of the the first day of 2013, the first of the year to be felt was at 10:12am.

The movement occurred in Copey de Dota de Puntarenas. According to the Red Sismológica Nacional (National Seismological Network) it had a magniture of 3.0 on the Richter scale.

Experts the increase in movements are related to the September 5 earthquave that activated hundres of fautls.