A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Sardinal in Costa Rica. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:57:54 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700047vw. Unique identifier: us700047vw. Global time and date of event 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 04:57:54 / July 1, 2019 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -86.0471 West, latitude 10.4849 North, depth = 21.28 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.28 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Nicaragua (c. 5 996 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan del Sur, Nicoya, Liberia (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Juan del Sur (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km W of Sardinal, Costa Rica.
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