A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Isidro in Costa Rica on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000e1xf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e1xf. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 21:33:24 / April 17, 2018 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.742 West, latitude 9.3751 North, depth = 9.08 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:33:24 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.08 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Llorente, Mercedes.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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