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March 3rd, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A strong earthquake that measured 6.4 on the Richter scale that struck Nicaragua in the early morning hours of Sunday was also felt in many areas of Costa Rica.
The main quake struck at 3:37am on Sunday, off the Pacific coast of Nicaragua’s Chinandega province in the north of the country.
The quake was followed by several aftershocks, ranging in magnitude between 5.5 and 4.1 on the Richter scale.
An unrelated 4.6 magnitude earthquake also struck at 9:36am on Sunday west of Playa Sámara in Costa Rica.