A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Jaco in Costa Rica. All ids that are associated to the event: at00ozc47b, pt17317000, us2000bmhe. Unique identifier: us2000bmhe. A tsunami warning has been issued near Jaco in Costa Rica (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:28:24 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -84.5054° West, latitude 9.5264° North, depth = 19.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.79 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 02:28:24 / November 13, 2017 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Vicente de Moravia (c. 34 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Vicente (c. 34 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siquirres, Nicoya, Pocora (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SE of Jaco, Costa Rica.
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