6.2 Quake Strikes Costa Rica, Panama Frontier

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 8:54 am
By: News On 6

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - A 6.2 earthquake has struck overnight on the frontier between Panama and Costa Rica, shaking people in their beds but causing no damage or injuries.

Costa Rica's earthquake observatory says the quake struck just after midnight Wednesday, about 15 miles (25 kms) deep. Its epicenter was 7 miles (12 kms) north of the Panamanian frontier town of Puerto Armuelles. Red Cross officials say the quake felt quite strong but said they had no information about damage.

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