A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tilaran in Costa Rica. Unique identifier: us10005zjh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005zjh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/16 / 2016-07-03 02:16:13 / July 3, 2016 @ 2:16 am. Exact location of event, longitude -85.0185 West, latitude 10.5711 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:13 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atenas, San Juan, Orotina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quesada (c. 27 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chacarita (c. 26 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Rafael (c. 17 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NNW of Tilaran, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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