Three more earthquakes felt in national territory

Three more earthquakes were felt Wednesday in the national territory. The strongest, estimated at a magnitude of 3.9 took place west of the mainland in the Pacific. The Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica said the location was about 85 kilometers (about 53 miles) northwest of Tamarindo. The time was 7:23 p.m.

Two smaller quakes also were recorded. One was at 2:48 a.m. in the mountains south of San José just 1.3 kilometers (less than a mile) east of San Miguel de Desamparados and 6.9 kilometers (about 4 miles) south of San Pedro, said the Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the Universidad de Costa Rica . The magnitude was estimated at 2.6.

Wednesday night at 7:14 o’clock another quake took place in the same area, reported the Laboratorio. The magnitude was estimated at 2.3. the epicenter was reported to be 3.2 kilometers (about 2 miles) southwest of Paraiso and 5.9 kilometers (about 3.6 miles) northwest of Orosí.

This entry was posted in Costa Rica News. Bookmark the permalink.