Magnitude 4.8 temblor rattles Costa Rica

Archive image for illustration purposes.

Archive image for illustration purposes.

March 10th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale according to OVSICORI struck 14 kilometers west of Chomes, Puntarenas in the Gulf of Nicoya at 12:01 p.m. local time.

 

Shaking was reported in several areas throughout the country, some describing the quake as a short, but strong “jolt,” while others reported significant shaking.

 

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

 

Editor’s note:  This story will be updated in real-time should additional information be received.

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