A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Ciudad Cortes in Costa Rica. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.21 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 21:21:22 / November 14, 2017 @ 9:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:21:22 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -83.9666° West, latitude 8.7621° North, depth = 6.21 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bnjg. Event ids that are associated: us2000bnjg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Golfito, Buenos Aires, Quepos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Daniel Flores (c. 10 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Quepos (c. 7 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Golfito (c. 6 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mercedes (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven 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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