A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Sardinal in Costa Rica. Unique identifier: us20009q50. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009q50. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 18:32:33 / June 28, 2017 @ 6:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 41.11 km, -86.1152° West, 10.4296° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:33 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.11 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan del Sur, Nicoya, Liberia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica.
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