A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Corredor in Costa Rica. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.01 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10006c9f. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006c9f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/16 / 2016-08-09 06:24:58 / August 9, 2016 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:24:58 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -82.9803° West, latitude 8.494° North, depth = 11.01 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SSW of Corredor, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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