Three quakes registered during Thursday evening

Three earthquakes, including one with an estimated 4.6 magnitude, took place Thursday night.

The first was at 5:06 p.m. near Angeles de Abangares in Guanacaste. That was estimated by the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico at Universidad Nacional at 3.5 magnitude. The Red Sismológica Nacional at the Universidad de Costa Rica said 3.7.

The largest quake was at 10:27 p.m. The epicenter was estimated to be in the Pacific about 85 kilometers northwest of Playa Grande, Guanacaste. That would put it west of Parque Nacional Santa Rosa. This was the 4.6 magnitude event.

A smaller quake, estimated at 2.6 magnitude, took place at 10:39 p.m. the epicenter was estimated to be near Pozo Azul de Sarapiquí in the northern zone.

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