• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Temblors continue shaking Costa Rica

November 13, 2012

Five temblors – three on Monday and two on Tuesday – happened this week in Costa Rica, according to the National Seismological Network (RSN).

On Tuesday at 2:28 a.m., a magnitude-4.2 quake was registered 28 kilometers east of Tamarindo, in the province of Guanacaste. At 11:15 a.m., another with the same magnitude was recorded in the canton of San Carlos, in the province of Alajuela.

The RSN also recorded three temblors on Monday. The first, a magnitude of 4.2, was felt at 2:45 a.m. and was located south of the capital.

At 3:30 p.m., residents in the cantons of Escazú, Montes de Oca and Alajuelita, in the capital, felt a magnitude-3.4 quake. There were also reports the quake was noticeable in the province of Cartago.

At 6:11 p.m., a third quake of magnitude-4.3 was registered again in Guanacaste, with an epicenter located 18 kilometers south of Tamarindo. Residents of Santa Cruz, Playas del Coco, Tamarindo and Nicoya reported noticing a strong temblor.

None of the quakes caused any damage.

You may be interested

Costa Rica unemployment rate remains among world’s highest
Costa Rica
2650 views
Costa Rica
2650 views

Costa Rica unemployment rate remains among world’s highest

The Tico Times - April 12, 2021

Unemployment in Costa Rica fell to 18.5% in the moving quarter from December to February, according to the National Institute…

International arrivals to Costa Rica down 83% in first two months of 2021
Costa Rica
1932 views
Costa Rica
1932 views

International arrivals to Costa Rica down 83% in first two months of 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 12, 2021

International arrivals to Costa Rica dropped 83% in January and February 2021 compared to the same months last year. According…

Top 5 risk factors for oral cancer
Dental Tourism
2848 views
Dental Tourism
2848 views

Top 5 risk factors for oral cancer

Terri Goodness / Goodness Dental - April 12, 2021

When you visit the dentist in Costa Rica, you can feel confident that your dentist is looking for cavities, plaque…