A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Canoas in Costa Rica. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.18 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -82.9414 West, latitude 8.5273 North, depth = 23.18 km. Global time and date of event 05/06/16 / 2016-06-05 21:20:30 / June 5, 2016 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000628g. Id of event: us2000628g. The temblor was reported at 15:20:30 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas. Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 11 km W of Canoas, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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