A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ciudad Cortes in Costa Rica. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20006u1q. Event ids that are associated: us20006u1q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.59 km (18 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 13:34:03 / August 25, 2016 @ 1:34 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:34:03 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -83.6911° West, latitude 8.9481° North, depth = 28.59 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corredor, Golfito, Quepos. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Daniel Flores (c. 10 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quepos (c. 7 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Corredor (c. 7 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Golfito (c. 6 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km W of Ciudad Cortes, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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