A reported 4.6-magnitude earthquake rattled through the Central Valley at 11:51 a.m. on Thursday, and could be felt for approximately 15 seconds in downtown San José. The University of Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network (RSN) said the tremor originated five kilometers east of Naranjito de Aguirre, Quepos in Puntarenas.
NARANJO, Alajuela – Between the arts-and-crafts capital of Sarchí and the reveling festivities in Palmares lies the oft-overlooked town of Naranjo. Bundled into the high hills of the Central Valley northwest of the capital, Naranjo hardly gets more than a paragraph in most guide books. But the small town has its claim to fame: Naranjo is home to the best coffee in Costa Rica.