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Early morning earthquake registers a 4.9 magnitude

March 3, 2011

A third earthquake hit earthquake this week. At 12:42 a.m., on Thursday, an earthquake with a 4.9 magnitude on the Richter scale shook Costa Rica.

According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the quake was located 26 km southwest of Quepos.

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