A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Isidro in Costa Rica. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/18 / 2018-05-31 16:25:14 / May 31, 2018 @ 4:25 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000efxl. Unique identifier: us1000efxl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.23 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -83.8062° West, 9.4275° North, depth 21.23 km. The temblor was detected at 10:25:14 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siquirres, Santo Domingo, Alajuela (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km WNW of San Isidro, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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