Tuesday 11 May 2021

4.8 Quake Jolts Costa Rica Friday Morning

A strong earthquake shook Costa Rica this Friday morning at 11:50 a.m. In a preliminary. The Red Sismológica Nacional – RSN (National Seismological Network) reported the intensity in 4.8, while the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica – OVSICORI (Vulcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica) reported the magnitude at 4.7.

The epicenter was located 7.0 km southeast of San Ignacio, Acosta, near the epicenter of the 9:33 a.m. tremor that was barely noticed.

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The RSN indicates that the earthquake felt strongest in José, Sabana, Santa Ana, Aserrí, some areas of Alajuela, Zapote, Escazú, Rohrmoser, Pavas, San Pedro, Heredia, among others.

Other areas in and out the Great Metropolitan Area (GAM) also reported feeling the tremor.

No damage or injuries were reported.

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