May 13, 2011 11:41 PM by Stephanie Collins

Earthquake hits Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Authorities say a magnitude-6 earthquake has shaken Costa Rica's capital. There are no immediate reports of casualties.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 16 miles (25 kilometers) northwest of the capital, San Jose. Its depth was 44 miles (70 kilometers).

On Jan. 8, 2009, a 6.1 quake in central Costa Rica killed at least 20 people.


»Topics in this article

More News

Story Photo

19 minutes ago

Adams Cafe on the move

Adams Mountain Cafe makes its move this week after floods damaged the popular eatery the last two summers. But the move has...

Story Photo

1 hour ago

Soldier's remains return

After a decades-long mystery, the family of a World War II soldier finally has some closure. Army Sgt. William Carneal, who disappeared...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4