Central Pacific experiences a Saturday earthquake

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake hit the central Pacific coast early Saturday. The Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the Universidad de Costa Rica said the epicenter was 15.4 kilometers (about 9.5 miles) east of Savegre on the Pacific coast and 14.9 kilometers west southwest of San Isidro de El General. The time was 5:09 a.m.

Friday a 3.3-magnitude quake was reported on the Nicoya peninsula just 3.6 kilometers (2.2 miles) west of Tambor in approximately the same place as a July 10 quake.

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