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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Guapiles in Costa Rica



Earthquake location 10.1856S, -83.9908WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Guapiles in Costa Rica. Id of earthquake: us2000bvrr. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvrr. Exact location, longitude -83.9908° West, latitude 10.1856° North, depth = 12.66 km. The temblor was reported at 20:34:24 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.66 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 02:34:24 / November 29, 2017 @ 2:34 am.

Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Esparza, Orotina, Desamparados (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km W of Guapiles, Costa Rica.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -83.9908° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.1856° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km W of Guapiles, Costa Rica Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-29 02:34:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-29 03:03:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.217 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bvrr Id of event.
Event Code 2000bvrr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bvrr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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