A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tilaran in Costa Rica. Event id: us2000cidd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cidd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -84.8698 West, latitude 10.645 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:03:19 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/18 / 2018-01-11 17:03:19 / January 11, 2018 @ 5:03 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo, Alajuela, Atenas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Quesada (c. 27 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chacarita (c. 26 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNE of Tilaran, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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