A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Colon in Costa Rica. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 02:32:32 / May 10, 2019 @ 2:32 am. Id of earthquake: us70003j5w. Event ids that are associated: us70003j5w. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.2445° West, 9.8844° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:32:32 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pocora, Guácimo, Puntarenas. Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Paraíso (c. 39 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km S of Colon, Costa Rica. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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