June 1, 2010 / 3:52 AM / 9 years ago

6.1 earthquake shakes Costa Rica's Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on Monday night, the United States Geological Survey said.

The quake was centered in the Pacific Ocean 46 miles southwest of the capital San Jose at a depth of 18.2 miles below the sea.

Costa Rican radio said the quake was felt along the Pacific coast and in the center of the country, including the capital, but reported no casualties or damage.

Reporting by Robert Campbell

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