Earthquakes Felt Over the Weekend Throughout Costa Rica

Costa Rica earthquake

According to data from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), there were two earthquakes of moderate intensity on Sunday.

The first was in La Cruz de Guanacaste, 4 km northeast of Cologne Bolañoswith a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale and a depth of 150 kilometers.

At 6:05 am on Sunday there was another movement in the province of Alajuela, near Lake of Grecia. This movement presented a magnitude of 2.6 degrees and a depth of 117 kiómetros.

These two earthquakes are added to the movements reported yesterday by the OVSICORI in three different areas of the country.

The first was at 7:45 am, 101 km south of Golfito port of Puntarenas, with a magnitude of 3.4 degrees on the Richter scale, with a depth of 5 kilometers.

Nicoya was another area that suffered an earthquake near Guastomatal of Nicoya in Guanacaste, according OVSICORI filed a magnitude of 3.1 degrees and a depth of 12 kilometers, this move came at 9:06 in the morning.

Hours later, around 5:18 pm there was a slight movement in the area of Carthage, near Azahar. Under the Volcano Observatory this presented a magnitude of 2.7 degrees and a depth of 14 kilometers.

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