A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fortuna in Costa Rica on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:32 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005zjd. Id of event: us10005zjd. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/16 / 2016-07-03 01:58:32 / July 3, 2016 @ 1:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -85.155° West, latitude 10.6749° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Desamparados, Río Segundo, Naranjo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Quesada (c. 27 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chacarita (c. 26 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from San Rafael (c. 17 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km E of Fortuna, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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