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Costa Rica earthquake poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 12:56 p.m. HST, Sep 05, 2013

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica early this morning, but did not trigger a tsunami alert for Hawaii.

The magnitude 6.0 temblor hit at 1:29 a.m. Hawaii time 27 miles west of Sardinal, Costa Rica at a depth of about 25 miles, according to officials at the U.S. Geological Survey.

No injuries were reported. 

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jess wrote:
Lots of quakes in the Pacific this week!
on September 5,2013 | 07:24AM
cojef wrote:
The mantle of the earth is cracked and "rim of fire" countries are beset with quakes. A quick shake here, another shake there and the big shake everywhere. And Whew thar she blows.
on September 5,2013 | 09:09AM
jess wrote:
I know. I'm more worried that the mantle is going to let a big one go soon. All these 6-7 quakes could be precursors to a 9 or even bigger.
on September 5,2013 | 12:26PM
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