A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Corredor in Costa Rica. Id of earthquake: us2000cr88. Event ids that are associated: us2000cr88. Exact location, longitude -83.0486° West, latitude 8.5248° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:17 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 09:45:17 / January 30, 2018 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Boquete, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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