A moderate earthquake took place near Quepos Saturday morning about 5:11 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no reports of major damage.
The location was estimated to be 108 kilometers or 67 miles northwest of Golfito and 71 kilometers (44 miles) south southeast of San José.
Eight residents reported to the Geological Survey that they felt the quake. The strongest report of damage came from Quepos. The magnitude was estimated at 4.6, and the depth about 32.4 kilometers or 20.1 miles, said the Geological Survey