August 17, 2018 / 11:35 PM / 3 months ago

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southern Costa Rica -USGS

Aug 17 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.2 quake struck southern Costa Rica on Friday, close to the border with Panama, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake’s epicenter was 2 km (1.24 miles) west of the town of Golfito.

A magnitude 6.2 quake is considered strong and capable of causing severe damage. (Reporting by Sandra Maler in Washington;)

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