A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from La Cruz in Costa Rica. Id of earthquake: us2000jn5r. Event ids that are associated: us2000jn5r. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 04:13:42 / February 2, 2019 @ 4:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -85.5316° West, 10.9643° North, depth 112.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.7 km (70 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:42 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nicoya, San Carlos, Tilarán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Rivas (c. 30 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Carlos (c. 13 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-three 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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