A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Vito in Costa Rica on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 03:32:03 / April 1, 2018 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -82.9356 West, latitude 8.9099 North, depth = 10.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.69 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:32:03 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dc20. Event ids that are associated: us1000dc20.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bocas del Toro (c. 13 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bocas del Toro, Pedregal, Mercedes. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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