A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Golfito in Costa Rica. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.29 km (13 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:33:44 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -83.1112° West, 8.6869° North, depth 20.29 km. Event id: us2000h52e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h52e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 21:33:44 / August 29, 2018 @ 9:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Changuinola (c. 22 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guabito, Changuinola, Almirante (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NE of Golfito, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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