A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from San Pablo in Costa Rica. Global time and date of event 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 20:56:16 / December 11, 2015 @ 8:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:56:16 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004gll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004gll. Exact location of event, longitude -84.1017 West, latitude 9.9969 North, depth = 13.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.38 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 7 km (5 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Puntarenas, Chacarita (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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