A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Santa Cruz in Costa Rica. Event id: us1000g6fh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g6fh. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:31 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.85 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 16:25:31 / August 10, 2018 @ 4:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -85.8059° West, 10.2561° North, depth 44.85 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tilarán (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tilarán, Cañas, Liberia. Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km W of Santa Cruz, Costa Rica.
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