Earthquake Rattles Central Pacific

November 30, 2007

An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook the central Pacific town of Quepos Sunday night.

The quake occurred at 8:39 p.m. and was felt in the Southern Zone community of Pérez Zeledón and the Central Valley areas of San José, Atenas and Heredia, according to a statement from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) at NationalUniversity in Heredia, north of San José.

 

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