There were six earthquakes Wednesday that ranged from a magnitude of 2.7 to 3.3, according to the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica.
The strongest was at 6:18 a.m. about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) south southwest of Santa Cruz in northern Guanacaste, said the Laboratorio de Ingenieria Sismica. That agency rated the magnitude at 3.5. The quake was felt strongest in Nosara and Santa Cruz, the agency said. Four of the six quakes were in Guanacaste, said the Observatorio . Three were in the Santa Cruz area and one was near Abangares, it said.
Others were at 1:49 p.m. at Santa Bárbara de Heredia and one was a kilometer southeast of Zancudo near Golfito. That one was estimated at 3.5 magnitude by the Laboratorio.