A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has striked on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Jaco in Costa Rica. The temblor was reported at 14:46:42 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 21/02/15 / 2015-02-21 20:46:42 / February 21, 2015 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -84.5509 West, latitude 9.4809 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, usc000tt23.
Close countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quesada, San Isidro, Río Segundo.
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