A 6.2 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Friday afternoon at 5:22 pm, in the southern zone. The quake was felt throughout most of the country.
Supermercado BM, in Agua Buena de Coto Brus. Gustavo Araya Mena
According to the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori), the epicenter was located some 5 kilometers southeast of Golfito, Puntarenas, at a depth of 21 kilometers.
The jolt was felt strongest in Corredores and San Vito de Coto Brus and throughout Puntarenas, La Unión, Cartago, Turrialba, Orotina, Tilarán, San Pedro de Barva and Pococí. It was also felt strong in Bocas del Toro and Chiriquí in Panama.
No reports of injuries or major damage were reports.
In some places store shelves were emptied, on the social media, some reported their kitchen cabinets