A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Samara in Costa Rica on Friday. Global time and date of event 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 19:52:35 / October 4, 2019 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -85.5505 West, latitude 9.9017 North, depth = 42.55 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.55 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005qvk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005qvk. The temblor was picked up at 13:52:35 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby 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 Miramar, Tilarán, Chacarita. Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Liberia (c. 45 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Puntarenas (c. 35 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chacarita (c. 26 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cañas (c. 20 300 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Nicoya (c. 15 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 12 300 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NW of Samara, Costa Rica. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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