Wednesday 16 June 2021

Afternoon 4.4 Quake Shakes Central Valley

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COSTA RICA NEWS – A 4.4 earthquake shook the Central Valley at 12:48pm due to a local fault.

According to the Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica de la Universidad de Costa Rica (INI-UCR), the quake’s epicentre was 1.6 kilometres from La Guacima, Alajuela, at a depth of 12 kms.

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The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional (OVSICORI) automatic detection reports the quake a 4.7 on the Richter scale.

No aftershocks were recorded.

Social media reports say the quake was felt strongest in Alajuela, Heredia and La Uruca.

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