A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Samara in Costa Rica on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/19 / 2019-07-25 21:04:45 / July 25, 2019 @ 9:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004ymj. Unique identifier: us60004ymj. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:04:45 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -85.839° West, latitude 9.5039° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Nicoya (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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