A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Jaco in Costa Rica on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -84.6133° West, 9.4856° North. The temblor was picked up at 19:41:07 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004l1l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004l1l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 01:41:07 / July 15, 2019 @ 1:41 am.
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ipís, Concepción, Tres Ríos. The epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from San José (c. 335 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Francisco (c. 55 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alajuela (c. 47 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Curridabat (c. 34 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Vicente de Moravia (c. 34 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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