A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Jaco in Costa Rica. Exact location, longitude -84.5864° West, latitude 9.4813° North, depth = 14.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:00:00 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 00:00:00 / November 28, 2017 @ 12:00 am. Id of earthquake: us1000bmdz. Event ids that are associated: us1000bmdz. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.35 km (9 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Río Segundo, Cot, Paraíso. The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Jaco, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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