A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Sardinal in Costa Rica. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 16:26:21 / June 18, 2019 @ 4:26 pm. Unique identifier: us600042js. Ids that are associated to the event: us600042js. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.48 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.0897 West, latitude 10.5259 North, depth = 19.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:26:21 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan del Sur, Nicoya, Liberia (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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