Strong earthquake shakes Central America

Last night, on June 25 at 11:23 p.m., a strong earthquake was felt in Costa Rica, with a magnitude of 6.3 on the international Richter scale. The epicenter was detected at the border between Costa Rica and Panama, 10 kilometers deep. Seven tremors have been recorded after the main quake.

The population was alarmed, although in the center of the country there were no major incidents. In the southern area, there were fallen objects, alarms sounding, and interruption of electricity.

The Vulcanological Institute of Costa Rica has ruled out any threat of a tsunami.

Fuerte sismo sacudió anoche Centroamérica

Anoche 25 de junio a las 11:23pm se sintió un fuerte sismo en Costa Rica con una magnitud de 6.3 grados en la escala internacional de Richter. El epicentro ha sido detectado en la frontera entre ambos países: Costa Rica y Panamá a 10 kilómetros de profundidad. Se han registrado siete replicas luego del temblor principal.

La población alarmada aunque en el centro del país no hubo mayores incidentes en la zona sur se registraron objetos caídos, alarma e interrupción del fluido eléctrico.

El Instituto Vulcanológico de Costa Rica ha descartado cualquier amenaza de tsunami.

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