Two earthquakes 10 minutes apart took place at midday Sunday in the Pacific Ocean off Guanacaste. The first at 12:23 p.m. was estimated at 4.2 magnitude by the Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the Universidad de Costa Rica.
The second was at 12:33 p.m., and the estimate was 4.4. The location is about 50 kilometers (31 miles) west of Tamarindo, Conchal and Cabo Velas
Saturday at 5:44 p.m. there was a 3.2 quake 18 kilometers (11 miles) southwest of Quepos in the central Pacific.