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Published Sunday, November 12, 2017
An 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
There are no immediate reports of deaths of injuries after a strong earthquake shook Costa Rica.
Four minutes after the initial earthquake, a magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck.
The quake was centered 16 km west of Jaco, Costa Rica, at a depth of 10 km, according to the USGS. Jaco lies southwest of Costa Rica's capital, San Jose, and is part of the region of Puntarenas, on the Pacific Coast.
The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, tweeted that no tsunami warning had been issued.
Costa Rica earthquake Facts
Affected Area: 0 km.
Alert Level: Costa Rica, Orange