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Costa Rica Earthquake, Terremoto, Today Felt Across Region

Costa Rica Earthquake, Terremoto, Today Felt Across Region

LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A strong Costa Rica earthquake today was felt across the region. The Costa Rica terremoto today February 13, 2012 struck in the predawn morning hours off the western coast. No reports of injuries have yet been detailed by local news.

At 4:55 am today, a 5.8 magnitude temblor struck Costa Rica. Local news reports that the Costa Rica terremoto was seventeen miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the quake was felt across a wide section of the western part of the nation.

The quake struck forty-six miles south of San Jose, USGS reports to news. The quake was seventy-one miles north of Golfito, seventy-four miles south of Puntarenas. USGS also indicates to news that the quake was eighty-three miles south of Limon.

The quake was west of Guabo, Hatillo, and Dos Boscas. It was south of Paso, Savegre, and Pasito. No reports of damage have been detailed by local news.

In related news, California continues to experience earthquakes, or earthquake aftershocks, today. On Sunday, northern California experienced a series of quakes outside of Sacramento.

USGS reports to news that, shortly before 9 pm PST, a 4.3 magnitude quake struck the region. The quake, however, had no depth, striking at the earth’s surface. It was centered three miles from Cobb and Anderson Springs. Local news puts the quake twenty-four miles from Santa Rosa and seventy-two miles outside of Sacramento.

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