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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Siquirres in Costa Rica

Earthquake location 10.0832S, -83.4638WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Siquirres in Costa Rica. The temblor was reported at 12:43:58 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 26.14 km (16 miles). Global time of event 11/06/15 / 2015-06-11 18:43:58 / June 11, 2015 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -83.4638 West, latitude 10.0832 North, depth 26.14 km, unique identifier, us20002p4e. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002p4e,.

Close countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Limón (c. 63 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael Abajo, San Juan, Tejar.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -83.4638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.0832° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ESE of Siquirres, Costa Rica Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-11 18:43:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-11 19:54:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002p4e Id of event.
Event Code 20002p4e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002p4e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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