Moderate earthquake felt in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) A moderate quake rattled Costa Rica on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The temblor struck the central part of the Central American country, about 20 miles (30 kms) west of the capital, San Jose, just after noon local time.

It was felt strongly in the capital of San Jose, but the National Emergency Commission has not reported any injuries.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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