Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Three Quakes Shook Costa Rica Friday

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An earthquake measuring 4.5 degrees on the Richter scale occurred at 8:21 pm Friday off the coast of Manuel Antonio National Park.

According to the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) the quake was localized 13 km southwest of Quepos.

At 5.50 pm  4.6 quake shook the area of Guanacaste. The OVSICORI was localized 20 km Southwest of Garza.

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At 3:53 pm a 3.4 quake shook 13km southwest of Cartago, west of San José. The quake was felt in Cartago, Escazú, Rohrmoser and Alajuelita.

The above three quakes are part of nine (9) quakes ranging from 2.3 to 4.5 registered automatically by OVSICORI sensors.

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