5.2 earthquake rattled Costa Rica’s southern zone

Archive image for illustration purposes.

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September 1st, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) An earthquake measuring 5.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 44 kilometers south of Dominical at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday morning.


Strong shaking was reported in Quepos, Matapalo, Sarchi, Alajuela and some parts of Heredia.


Several aftershocks were reported.


There were no reports of injuries or damage.


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