A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Golfito in Costa Rica. Global time and date of event 24/11/15 / 2015-11-24 02:27:11 / November 24, 2015 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.32 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -83.1717 West, latitude 8.8054 North, depth = 52.32 km. The temblor was detected at 20:27:11 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004h85. Unique identifier: us20004h85. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Daniel Flores (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Isidro, Boquete, Daniel Flores. Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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