Five quakes in 20 minutes rattle Nosara residents

Residents around Nosara on the far Pacific coast got another wake-up call from Mother Nature Thursday morning. Five earthquakes took place in less that 20 minutes.

The magnitudes ranged from 3.3 to 4.1, said the Laboratorio de Ingeniería Sísmica at the Universidad de Costa Rica.

The first quake took place at 7:36 a.m. The last took place at 7:55.

The Laboratorio said that this kind of geological activity was normal and a reaction to the 7.6 magnitude quake that took place south of Nosara near Sámara Sept. 5.

The epicenters of three quakes were right at the community of Nosara. Two epicenters were estimated to be just offshore.

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