A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Quepos in Costa Rica on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/19 / 2019-07-07 13:17:54 / July 7, 2019 @ 1:17 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:17:54 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.3637° West, 8.8398° North. Unique identifier: us70004dx9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004dx9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from San Isidro (c. 34 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Daniel Flores (c. 10 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Quepos (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daniel Flores, San Isidro, Quepos. Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km SSW of Quepos, Costa Rica.
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