Three weekend earthquakes reported in Costa Rica

Three earthquakes took place Saturday and Sunday.

The first Saturday was five kilometers south southwest of Golfito on the east shore of the Gulfo Dulce and 15.5 km east northeast of Puerto Jiménez. That was at 3:12 p.m. The estimated magnitude was 3.2, said the Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the Universidad de Costa Rica.

At 10:24 p.m. a quake rattled the country’s northern zone. The estimated epicenter was 14.4 kilometers east northeast of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí in northeast Costa Rica. The magnitude was estimated at 3.1.

At 6:20 p.m. Sunday a quake of magnitude 2.8 took place nine kilometers southeast of Colonia de Upala in northwest Costa Rica not far from the Nicaraguan line.

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