A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Santa Cruz in Costa Rica on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ivv9. Unique identifier: us2000ivv9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 11:06:59 / December 21, 2018 @ 11:06 am. Exact location, longitude -85.8828° West, latitude 10.1917° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:06:59 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Liberia, Nicoya, Santa Cruz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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