A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Isidro in Costa Rica. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.31 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:42 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -83.8063° West, latitude 9.4718° North, depth = 29.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dtz7. Unique identifier: us1000dtz7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 15:33:42 / April 27, 2018 @ 3:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Atenas, Guácimo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NW of San Isidro, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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