A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Jaco in Costa Rica on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 20:32:30 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 02:32:30 / November 13, 2017 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.5477° West, 9.4449° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bsxm. Event ids that are associated: us2000bsxm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mercedes, Turrialba, Quesada. Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 20 km SSE of Jaco, Costa Rica.
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