Blurry image capured by shaking Teletica traffic camera during earthquake
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Powerful earthquake rocks Costa Rican capital San Jose

A powerful earthquake of 7.6 magnitude has rocked the north-western part of Costa Rica, the US Geological Survey said.

A tsunami warning is in effect for Costa Rica, Panama, and Nicaragua.

The quake was centred about 50 miles (80km) south of the town of Liberia and was at a depth of 12.4 miles.

Footage courtesy Teletica and Repretel

  • 05 Sep 2012
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