6.0-magnitude earthquake rocks Costa Rica

Posted at 5:28 PM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 20:28:38-04

(KGTV) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says a pair of earthquakes struck Costa Rica's Pacific Coast Friday evening, including magnitude 6.0 temblor. 

There were no immediate reports of damage.

The first quake was reported at 11:22 p.m. and was centered in the port town of Golfito on the southern Pacific Coast, according to USGS.

The jolt was followed by a smaller but strong magnitude 4.9 quake centered in San Vito, about 40 miles east of Golfito.  That quake struck about 27 minutes after the quake in Golfito.

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