A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cot in Costa Rica on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.77 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 12.77 km, -83.8862° West, 9.972° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:41:56 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 01:41:56 / September 28, 2017 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000avq4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000avq4.
The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daniel Flores, Quesada, Orotina. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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