An earthquake estimated at magnitude of 4.2 took place at 6:02 p.m. Tuesday. The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica placed the epicenter some 5 kilometers north of Dominical on the central Pacific coast. The quake was felt in Quepos to the north and Pérez Zeledón to the east. The quake was blamed on a local fault.
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