Magnitude-5.0 quake shakes Costa Rica on Monday
A magnitude-5.0 earthquake shook Costa Rica’s Central Valley at 2:45 a.m. on Monday, according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI).
The epicenter was located 12 kilometers southwest of San Ignacio de Acosta (south of San José) and had a depth of 54 kilometers, OVSICORI said.
The National Seismological Network reported a magnitude of 4.2.
No damage was reported.
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