Earthquake hits off the coast of Quepos on Sunday morning
A tremor off the coast of Quepos registered a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale, according to the United States Geological Service. The earthquake began at 5:12 a.m. on Sunday morning in the Pacific Ocean, near the popular coastal town.
The quake was felt in Quepos, Cartago, Tres Ríos and part of Alajuela. No damages have been reported. This is the eighth earthquake to be recorded in Costa Rica this year. All have been minor and caused little to no damage.
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