A 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Sunday night, leaving three people dead.
As confirmed by the Fuerza Public (National Police), two of the victims were reported in Jaco, the area closest to the epicenter of the main tremor and six replicas. The quakes were reported felt throughout the country.
The two victims in Jaco are identified as Teresa Viales Navarro, 56 and Jose Alberto Segura Gutierrez, 54. The third, Jean Carlos Zuniga, 25, in Coronado, on the northeast side of San Jose.
Preliminary reports indicate the victims died of heart attack. Jim Batres of the Cruz Roja (Red Cross) said the causes of death will be known official following autopsies.
Downed power lines were reported in the area of Quepos, south of Jaco. Also, reports of power failures