A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tilaran in Costa Rica on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 10/04/19 / 2019-04-10 05:39:35 / April 10, 2019 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700033i9. Id of event: us700033i9. Exact location of event, longitude -84.9278 West, latitude 10.588 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:39:35 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orotina, San Juan, Desamparados (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San José (c. 31 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quesada (c. 27 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chacarita (c. 26 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven 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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