Quakes continue rattling in western part of country

There were three more earthquakes Thursday that were in the 2- to 3-magnitude range. And there was one earlier today.

At 4:01 a.m. Thursday a 3.4-magnitude quake was registered just offshore at the point where Costa Rica meets Nicaragua in the northwest.

At 8:36 a.m. Thursday there was a 3.0-magnitude quake reported near Islotes de Osa in the southern part of the country.

At 3:21 p.m. Thursday a 2.9-magnitude quake was reported southwest of Estero Garita in Aguirre, Puntarenas.

At 13 minutes after midnight today there was a 2.9-magnitude quake reported a kilometer southeast of Buenos Aires de Tilirán, Guanacaste.

All magnitudes and estimated epicenters are from the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica at Universidad Nacional in Heredia.

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