A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook Venecia de San Carlos in Costa Rica’s northern zone. The tremor that hit at 3:14 pm was felt through most of the country.
The Red Simologica Nacional (RSN) – National Seismological Network – reported the epicenter 48 kilometers northwest of San José
— Red Sismológica Nacional (@RSNcostarica) August 6, 2019
The Observatorio Vulcanologico y Sismologico de Costa Rica (OVSICORI) – Costa Rican Volcanological and Seismological Observatory – reported the quake a 5.1 magnitude, its epicenter 9 kilometers west of Rio Cautro.
— OVSICORI-UNA (@OVSICORI_UNA) August 6, 2019
The Comision Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) – National Emergency Commission – did not report any damages or people affected.
“Costa Rica is a highly seismic country,” CNE posted after Tuesday’s quake. “That’s why Costa Rica prepares.”