A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Golfito in Costa Rica on Saturday. Event id: us1000gcsd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gcsd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.27 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:20:33 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:20:33 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 21.27 km, -83.1336° West, 8.7322° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Daniel Flores, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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