Quake hits near border

An earthquake with a 4.1 magnitude took place Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. The location was just 10 kilometers (about 6 miles) north of the Panamá border and about 14 kilometers (about 9 miles southwest of Ciudad Neilly, according to the Red Sismológica Nacional at the Universidad de Costa Rica.

The Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the same university said the quake was just six kilometers deep, less than four miles. However there was just one report from a sensing station, and that report classified the quake as weak.

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