A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Sardinal in Costa Rica. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 23:47:38 / November 28, 2015 @ 11:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:47:38 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100041yi. Event ids that are associated: us100041yi. Exact location of event, depth 27.05 km, -86.134° West, 10.4842° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.05 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan del Sur, Nicoya, Liberia (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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