Upala damage was to 25 homes

The national emergency commission said that 25 families were affected by the series of earthquakes that took place in the canton of Upala in the northern zone late Saturday and Sunday.

There were 25 homes in five communities that suffered damage, the commission said after a survey of the area. The communities are  El Macho, Altamira in Bijagua, Armenias, Guacalito in Canalete and Cuatro Bocas in Aguas Claras.

There also were some landslides, cracks in roadways, collapsed utility poles and damage to the water systems, said the commission.

The commission said that as a result of the quakes five persons were treated for nerves and one person suffered injuries when a television set fell.

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