Minor Quake Felt Today

Costa Rica earthquake

A light earthquake of short duration was felt at 11:33am  this morning in areas throughout the country including San José and Escazú.

According to the preliminary report on OVSICORI Web site, the quake had a magnitude of 5 degrees on Richter scale and was centered 35 kilometerssouthwest of Estero Aguirre Garita in Puntarenas which was the same site that generated the earthquake on Monday morning.

OVSICORI reported the depth was 13 kilometers.

Meanwhile, the National Seismological Network reported by UCR said it was an intensity of 4.7 degrees on Richter scale in the same area that registers for OVSICORI

According to reports from users on Facebook Telenoticias7.com from areas like Grecia and San Rafael de Alajuela described it as minor but long.

In Bethlehem, Pavas and San Luis de Santo Domingo de Heredia several users have reported having felt the quake also.

Facebook users indicate that in Perez Zeledon it was felt strong while residents of San Carlos also reported feeling it.

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