Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Temblors continue to shake Costa Rica

June 13, 2013

Four earthquakes greater than magnitude-3.0 occurred in the past two days in different parts of Costa Rica.

According to the University of Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network (RSN) the first, a magnitude-3.2 was recorded on Wednesday at 12:48 a.m. with an epicenter in Pérez Zeledón, south of San José.

At 8:59 p.m. a magnitude-4.5 quake with an epicenter in the Pacific port of Quepos was reported as strong in most of the country.

On Thursday, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) registered a magnitude-3.4 quake at 3:19 a.m. with an epicenter 10 kilometers south of the Pacific port of Golfito.

At 11:11 am OVSICORI reported a magnitude-4.0 located in the mountainous region of Talamanca, in the Caribbean province of Limón.

OVSICORI also registered 12 earthquakes over the weekend in locations across the country, but no damage has been reported.

You may be interested

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 9, 2020
Costa Rica
21247 views
Costa Rica
21247 views

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 9, 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

Costa Rica confirmed 649 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 6,485 cumulative known cases, the Health…

Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital
Costa Rica
7558 views
Costa Rica
7558 views

Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Thursday previewed a new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital in San José, which could be used…

News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airports
Costa Rica
4728 views
Costa Rica
4728 views

News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airports

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health…