A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Golfito in Costa Rica. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 01:24:20 / August 8, 2018 @ 1:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.17 km (16 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:24:20 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.4022 West, latitude 8.6821 North, depth = 25.17 km. Event id: us1000g8vg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g8vg.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Concepción, Volcán, San Isidro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Daniel Flores (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km W of Golfito, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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