A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Corredor in Costa Rica. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.13 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -82.9265° West, latitude 8.6183° North, depth = 11.13 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:54 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 12:52:54 / October 2, 2019 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70005psl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005psl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Costa Rica (c. 4 516 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from David (c. 82 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Puerto Armuelles (c. 18 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from La Concepción (c. 16 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pedregal (c. 16 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Las Lomas (c. 11 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 11 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Volcán (c. 11 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Almirante, Buenos Aires, Las Lomas (min 5000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km SE of Corredor, Costa Rica.
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