Sunday 16 May 2021

A Moving Monday Morning: Two Quakes Shake The Pacific Coast

The first, a 3.2 was felt in Golfito and the second, a 4.1 in Jaco, following a 4.9 quake in Jaco Sunday morning

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook up the Central Pacific early this Monday morning, at 7.49 am, at 23.7 kilometers southwest of the beach town of Jaco, at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori)

The National Seismological Network (RSN) also reported a 3.2 magnitude at 6:31 am, 6 km north of the Pavon, Golfito, in the South Paficic coast.

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Both Jaco and Golfito are located in the province of Puntarenas.

 

Sunday morning, a 4.9 magnitude Jaco, the ‘temblor’ occurring at 2:44 am, the epicenter was located 40.7 kilometers southwest of Jaco, at a depth of 10 km, reported the Ovsicori and the RSN .

On November 12, a 6.4 magnitude with an epicenter in Jacó, was felt very strongly throughout the country

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The were no injuries reported or of any serious damage in any of the quakes.

In recent weeks, this sector of the Pacific, specifically Jacó, has had a lot of seismic activity said the RSN.

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