Costa Rica ‘ROCKED’ by massive 6.5 magnitude earthquake

Monday, November 13, 2017
By Paul Martin

A HUGE 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Costa Rica, according to the US Geological Survey.

By NICOLE STINSON
Express.co.uk
Mon, Nov 13, 2017

The quake’s centre 44 miles (71 km) southwest of San Jose at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km).

Costa Rica is located on the Ring of Fire, faults lines in the Earth’s crust around the Pacific Ocean, which is a hotspot for earthquake activity.

One Twitter user wrote: “WOW a 6.8 magnitude Earthquake in Costa Rica. The House was SHAKING!”

According to the US-based National Weather Service’s Tsunami Warning System there is no alert in place for neighbouring America territories Guam, Tinian or Saipan.

It is unclear if there are any warnings in place for Costa Rica.

It comes after another nation on the Ring of Fire Japan was struck by a 5.8 magnitude quake.

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