An earthquake estimated by the Red Sismológica Nacional at 3.9 took place at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday in the Gulf of Nicoya abut 18 kilometers (about 11 miles) north northwest of Jacó. The Red, based on the Universidad de Costa Rica, said the location also was 25 kilometers Southwest of Orotina. That’s about 15.5 miles.
The Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the same university estimated the magnitude at 3.7. There were no reports of injury or serious damage.