• Costa Rica Travel Insurance
  • Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Earthquake Felt in Golfito

September 8, 2006

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was felt in the southern Pacific port city of Golfito Sept. 1 at 10:45 a.m., according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), based at Universidad Nacional (UNA) in Heredia, north of San José.

The earthquake originated 30 kilometers below the earth’s surface near Puerto Armuelles, Panama.

 

You may be interested

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, August 13
Coronavirus
21925 views
Coronavirus
21925 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, August 13

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 13, 2020

Costa Rica announced nine new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 272, according to official data…

Costa Rica expands list of authorized countries from which it welcomes tourists
Costa Rica
80 views
Costa Rica
80 views

Costa Rica expands list of authorized countries from which it welcomes tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 13, 2020

Costa Rica has expanded the list of countries from which it allows international visitors, authorities announced Thursday. The expanded list…

Young Latinos vent pandemic fury after lost 2020
Latin America
1285 views
Latin America
1285 views

Young Latinos vent pandemic fury after lost 2020

Michelle DELAROSA / AFP - August 13, 2020

For four young adults across Latin America, 2020 was meant to be a year of freedom and opportunity. Instead, the…